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 145 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. Dadielte Production
  46. Dare Books
  47. Dark Corner Publishing
  48. DAVID RIVERA JR
  49. Delphine Publications
  50. Denise Bolds
  51. Diasporic Africa Press
  52. Disilgold
  53. Dogon Village Books
  54. Drum and Spear Press
  55. Duho Books
  56. Eighty-One Publishing Group
  57. EVO Universe
  58. F C N Publishing Co.
  59. Faith Knight
  60. Farrah Gray Publishing, Inc.
  61. Florence Anthony
  62. Genesis Press
  63. Ghettoheat
  64. GhettoLectual Publishing
  65. Good2go Publishing
  66. Granity Studios
  67. Griots Republic
  68. Harlem World Publishing
  69. Helga Rogers
  70. Howard University Press
  71. Ian Randle Publishers
  72. J.T. Smith Publishing
  73. Jacquelin Thomas Presents
  74. Jesse B. Creative
  75. Johnson Publishing Company, Inc.
  76. Just Us Books
  77. Karen Hunter Media
  78. Karibu Books
  79. Kennerson Books
  80. La Caille Nous
  81. LadyLit Press
  82. Laughing Black Vampire Productions
  83. Life Changing Books
  84. Lit Noire Publishing
  85. Loban Originals
  86. Lotus Press
  87. Lushena Books
  88. M.W. Moore Publications
  89. Mahogany Star Publishing
  90. Manisy WIllows Books
  91. Margaret Johnson-Hodge
  92. Marguerite Press
  93. Marimba Books
  94. Max Publishing
  95. Melanin Origins LLC
  96. Memoir Maven
  97. Mildred C Smith
  98. Mildred C. Smith
  99. Monda Media, Inc.
  100. Monica F Anderson
  101. Moore Black Press
  102. Mosaic Literary Magazine
  103. Ms. Frosty Publishing Company
  104. My Bible Culture
  105. Nation of Islam
  106. New Beacon Books Ltd
  107. NewSeason Books
  108. Official Writers League
  109. One Moore Book
  110. Path Press
  111. Phillywriter.com, LLC
  112. Pines One Publications
  113. Poets Pay Rent, Too
  114. Positive Urban Literature
  115. Présence Africaine
  116. Professional Publishing House
  117. Publishing Associates
  118. Q-Boro Books
  119. RedBone Press
  120. Relentless Content
  121. Runagate Multimedia
  122. Sadorian Publications
  123. Sandra A. Ottey
  124. Sankofa Books
  125. Sarah Gordon Weathersby
  126. Say It Loud! Readers and Writers Series
  127. Seaburn
  128. Seeing Black Press
  129. Soulfire Books
  130. Teri Woods Publishing
  131. The Cartel Publications
  132. The Elombe Brath Foundation
  133. The Harlem River Press
  134. The Pantheon Collective (TPC)
  135. Third World Press
  136. Triple Crown Publications
  137. United Brothers
  138. Valjeanne Jeffers-Thompson
  139. Villarosa Media
  140. Voonderbar! Books
  141. Wahida Clark Presents Publishing
  142. Word of Mouth Books
  143. Writers and Readers Publishing
  144. Writersandpoets.com
  145. Wyatt Tee Walker




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