The Alchemy Press was a small press created in the 1990s by Peter Coleborn, with the aid of a National Lottery Grant. The first book published was The Paladin Mandates by Mike Chinn, which appeared in 1998, with six stories featuring pulp hero Damian Paladin.
The second book, which also appeared in 1998, was Shadows of Light and Dark, a poetry collection by Jo Fletcher.
In 2000 The Alchemy Press published Where the Bodies are Buried, a collection of four interlinked stories by Kim Newman. Where the Bodies are Buried went on to win the British Fantasy Award for Best Collection.
At present their main interest is in novellas (under 30,000 words) and short story collections and anthologies.