Verbrecher Verlag is an independent publishing house founded in 1995 by Werner Labisch and Jörg Sundermeier. Since 2016, Sundermeier has been managing the publishing house together with Kristine Listau. The program is broad, with a focus on fiction. Verbrecher Verlag also publishes nonfiction and art books, as well as a city book series and a film literature series. Verbrecher Verlag is among the winners of the German Publishing Award 2019 and 2020.