Black Owned Publishing Companies

We are in the process of reviewing the more than 2,500 imprints in our database to identify all of the ones owned by people of African descent, so this list will grow beyond the 159 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 Research and Publications
  12. Africa World Press
  13. African American Images
  14. African Books Collective
  15. African Bureau Stories
  16. Afrikan World Books
  17. Amber Books
  18. Amber Communications Group, Inc.
  19. Amh Publishers
  20. Ashay by the Bay
  21. Aspicomm Books
  22. Betty Dopson
  23. BlaccStarr Media Group
  24. Black Academy Press, Incorporated
  25. Black Alchemist Press
  26. Black Bayou Press
  27. Black Bird Press
  28. Black Butterfly Childrens’ Books
  29. Black Classic Press
  30. Black Diva Publishing
  31. Black Pearl Books
  32. Black Think Tank
  33. Blacksmith Books
  34. BlackWords
  35. BLF Press
  36. Blue Nile Press
  37. Brand Nu Words
  38. Broadside Press
  39. Brown Girl Press
  40. Brown Girls Books
  41. Capital BookFest Books
  42. Cassava Republic Press
  43. CEMOTAP Publications
  44. College Press Publishers
  45. Conscious Culture Publishing
  46. Cushcity Communications
  47. Cushite Press
  48. Dadielte Production
  49. Dare Books
  50. Dark Corner Publishing
  51. David Rivera Jr.
  52. Delphine Publications
  53. Denise Bolds
  54. Diasporic Africa Press
  55. Disilgold
  56. Dogon Village Books
  57. Drum and Spear Press
  58. Duho Books
  59. Eighty-One Publishing Group
  60. Eleviv Publishing Group
  61. EVO Universe
  62. F C N Publishing Co.
  63. Faith Knight
  64. Farrah Gray Publishing, Inc.
  65. Florence Anthony
  66. Genesis Press
  67. Ghettoheat
  68. GhettoLectual Publishing
  69. Good2go Publishing
  70. Granity Studios
  71. Griots Republic
  72. Harlem World Publishing
  73. Helga Rogers
  74. Howard University Press
  75. Hunter Publishing Group
  76. I AM Media Books
  77. Ian Randle Publishers
  78. J.T. Smith Publishing
  79. Jacquelin Thomas Presents
  80. Jesse B. Creative
  81. Johnson Publishing Company, Inc.
  82. Just Us Books
  83. Karen Hunter Media
  84. Karibu Books
  85. Kennerson Books
  86. King Productions
  87. La Caille Nous
  88. LadyLit Press
  89. Laughing Black Vampire Productions
  90. Life Changing Books
  91. Lit Noire Publishing
  92. Loban Originals
  93. Lotus Press
  94. Lushena Books
  95. M.W. Moore Publications
  96. Mahogany Star Publishing
  97. Manisy WIllows Books
  98. Margaret Johnson-Hodge
  99. Marguerite Press
  100. Marimba Books
  101. Max Publishing
  102. Melanin Origins LLC
  103. Memoir Maven
  104. Mildred C Smith
  105. Mildred C. Smith
  106. Monda Media, Inc.
  107. Monica F Anderson
  108. Moore Black Press
  109. Mosaic Literary Magazine
  110. Ms. Frosty Publishing Company
  111. My Bible Culture
  112. Nation of Islam
  113. New Beacon Books Ltd
  114. NewSeason Books
  115. Nia Communications
  116. Official Writers League
  117. One Moore Book
  118. Pan African Publishers
  119. Path Press
  120. Pen 2 Pen Publishing
  121. Phillywriter.com, LLC
  122. Pines One Publications
  123. Poets Pay Rent, Too
  124. Positive Urban Literature
  125. Présence Africaine
  126. Professional Publishing House
  127. Publishing Associates
  128. Q-Boro Books
  129. RedBone Press
  130. REGI Books
  131. Relentless Content
  132. Runagate Multimedia
  133. Sadorian Publications
  134. Sandra A. Ottey
  135. Sankofa Books
  136. Sarah Gordon Weathersby
  137. Say It Loud! Readers and Writers Series
  138. Seaburn
  139. Seeing Black Press
  140. Soulfire Books
  141. Teri Woods Publishing
  142. The Cartel Publications
  143. The Elombe Brath Foundation
  144. The Harlem River Press
  145. The Majority Press
  146. The Pantheon Collective (TPC)
  147. The Red Sea Press
  148. Third World Press
  149. Triple Crown Publications
  150. United Brothers
  151. Valjeanne Jeffers-Thompson
  152. Very Puzzled
  153. Villarosa Media
  154. Voonderbar! Books
  155. Wahida Clark Presents Publishing
  156. Word of Mouth Books
  157. Writers and Readers Publishing
  158. Writersandpoets.com
  159. Wyatt Tee Walker



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