Black Owned Publishing Companies

We are in the process of reviewing the more than 2,200 imprints in our database to identify all of the ones owned by people of African descent, so this list will grow beyond the 141 listed below. If you know of a publisher not listed, please enter their name in the comments below.

In the spirit of #ReadingBlack visit the pages of these publishers and check out the book they are offering. For many, Like Black Classic Press and Just Us Books, the buy button provides links directly to their websites.

Also check out top 100 publisher imprints, based upon total number of bestselling books.

  1. 220 Communications
  2. 3 Sisters Books
  3. 310 Brown Street
  4. 7 Figure Publications
  5. A & B Book Dist Inc
  6. A New Quality Publishing
  7. A&B Publishers Group
  8. AALBC.com
  9. acVernon Menchan
  10. Adiva Publishing
  11. Africa World Press & The Red Sea Press
  12. African American Images
  13. African Books Collective
  14. African Bureau Stories
  15. African Tree Press
  16. Afrikan World Infosystems
  17. Amber Books
  18. Amber Communications Group, Inc.
  19. Ashay by the Bay
  20. Aspicomm Books
  21. Betty Dopson
  22. BlaccStarr Media Group
  23. Black Academy Press, Incorporated
  24. Black Alchemist Press
  25. Black Bayou Press
  26. Black Bird Press
  27. Black Butterfly Childrens’ Books
  28. Black Classic Press
  29. Black Diva Publishing
  30. Black Pearl Books
  31. Black Think Tank
  32. BlackWords
  33. BLF Press
  34. Blue Nile Press
  35. Brand Nu Words
  36. Broadside Press
  37. Brown Girl Press
  38. Brown Girls Books
  39. Capital BookFest Books
  40. Cassava Republic Press
  41. CEMOTAP Publications
  42. College Press Publishers
  43. Cushcity Communications
  44. Cushite Press
  45. Dare Books
  46. Dark Corner Publishing
  47. DAVID RIVERA JR
  48. Delphine Publications
  49. Denise Bolds
  50. Diasporic Africa Press
  51. Disilgold
  52. Dogon Village Books
  53. Drum and Spear Press
  54. Duho Books
  55. Eighty-One Publishing Group
  56. EVO Universe
  57. F C N Publishing Co.
  58. Farrah Gray Publishing, Inc.
  59. Florence Anthony
  60. Genesis Press
  61. Ghettoheat
  62. GhettoLectual Publishing
  63. Good2go Publishing
  64. Granity Studios
  65. Griots Republic
  66. Harlem World Publishing
  67. Helga Rogers
  68. Howard University Press
  69. Ian Randle Publishers
  70. J.T. Smith Publishing
  71. Jacquelin Thomas Presents
  72. Jesse B. Creative
  73. Johnson Publishing Company, Inc.
  74. Just Us Books
  75. Karen Hunter Media
  76. Karibu Books
  77. Kennerson Books
  78. La Caille Nous
  79. LadyLit Press
  80. Laughing Black Vampire Productions
  81. Life Changing Books
  82. Lit Noire Publishing
  83. Loban Originals
  84. Lotus Press
  85. Lushena Books
  86. M.W. Moore Publications
  87. Mahogany Star Publishing
  88. Manisy WIllows Books
  89. Margaret Johnson-Hodge
  90. Marguerite Press
  91. Marimba Books
  92. Max Publishing
  93. Melanin Origins LLC
  94. Memoir Maven
  95. Mildred C Smith
  96. Mildred C. Smith
  97. Monda Media, Inc.
  98. Monica F Anderson
  99. Moore Black Press
  100. Mosaic Literary Magazine
  101. Ms. Frosty Publishing Company
  102. My Bible Culture
  103. Nation of Islam
  104. New Beacon Books Ltd
  105. Official Writers League
  106. One Moore Book
  107. Path Press
  108. Phillywriter.com, LLC
  109. Pines One Publications
  110. Poets Pay Rent, Too
  111. Positive Urban Literature
  112. Présence Africaine
  113. Publishing Associates
  114. Q-Boro Books
  115. RedBone Press
  116. Relentless Content
  117. Runagate Multimedia
  118. Sadorian Publications
  119. Sandra A. Ottey
  120. Sankofa Books
  121. Sarah Gordon Weathersby
  122. Say It Loud! Readers and Writers Series
  123. Seaburn
  124. Seeing Black Press
  125. Soulfire Books
  126. Teri Woods Publishing
  127. The Cartel Publications
  128. The Elombe Brath Foundation
  129. The Harlem River Press
  130. The Pantheon Collective (TPC)
  131. Third World Press
  132. Triple Crown Publications
  133. United Brothers
  134. Valjeanne Jeffers-Thompson
  135. Villarosa Media
  136. Voonderbar! Books
  137. Wahida Clark Presents Publishing
  138. Word of Mouth Books
  139. Writers and Readers Publishing
  140. Writersandpoets.com
  141. Wyatt Tee Walker




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