About Northern Republic

“This is the North. We do what we want.”

Northern Republic is an independent press established on Merseyside in 2021. We are committed to publishing excellent fiction in the Northern spirit – fierce, proud and independent.

Our books span genres and worlds, they may be diverse in their offerings but they will always be united by their quality.


Dan Howarth – Owner

Dan Howarth is the owner of Northern Republic. A born Mancunian living on Merseyside.

Dan is the author of Dark Missives, the debut release from Northern Republic as well as four novels and a novella that are waiting to be published. Having cut his teeth in the field of horror fiction, Dan also writes crime and dark fiction as well as a couple of novels about his passion for football.

Dan has co-edited three themed horror anthologies with James Everington – The Hyde Hotel, Imposter Syndrome & Pareidolia.

Find out more about Dan’s fiction, publication and writing news at his author website.