Ten Speed Press
Based on the West Coast, Ten Speed Press spent decades as an independent publisher before becoming part of the Crown Publishing Group in 2009. Known for creating beautiful illustrated books with innovative design and award-winning content, Ten Speed actively seeks out new and established authors who are authorities and tastemakers in the world of food, drink, pop culture, graphic novels, illustration, design, reference, gardening, and health.
Acclaimed Ten Speed titles include the breakout New York Times-best seller Women in Science by Rachel Ignotofsky, the classic business and life guide What Color Is Your Parachute? By Richard N. Bolles, the iconic adventure photography of There and Back by Jimmy Chin, and Marie Kondo’s trendsetting self-help book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. In food and drink, we publish such luminaries as Yotam Ottolenghi, Aaron Franklin, Bryant Terry, Mollie Katzen, Danielle Walker, David Lebovitz, Andrea Nguyen, Robert Simonson, Hawa Hassan, and the editors of Food52. Our groundbreaking graphic novel list features The Black Panther Party by David Walker and Marcus Kwame Anderson, On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder and Nora Krug, Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi and Joel Christian Gill, and Watership Down by Richard Adams with James Sturm and Joe Sutphin. Ten Speed is also the primary trade publishing partner of Dungeons & Dragons, with a line that includes the New York Times bestsellers Art & Arcana and Heroes Feast, as well as the beloved Young Adventurers Guides series.
Our imprints include 4 Color Books and Watson-Guptill, publisher of art, design, and photography titles.