Black Owned Publishing Companies

We are in the process of reviewing the more than 1,900 imprints in our database to identify all of the ones owned by people of African descent, so this list will grow beyond the 128 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 Tree Press
  15. Afrikan World Infosystems
  16. Amber Books
  17. Amber Communications Group, Inc.
  18. Ashay by the Bay
  19. Aspicomm Books
  20. Betty Dopson
  21. BlaccStarr Media Group
  22. Black Academy Press, Incorporated
  23. Black Alchemist Press
  24. Black Bayou Press
  25. Black Bird Press
  26. Black Butterfly Childrens’ Books
  27. Black Classic Press
  28. Black Diva Publishing
  29. Black Pearl Books
  30. Black Think Tank
  31. BlackWords
  32. Blue Nile Press
  33. Brand Nu Words
  34. Broadside Press
  35. Brown Girl Press
  36. Brown Girls Books
  37. Capital BookFest Books
  38. Cassava Republic Press
  39. CEMOTAP Publications
  40. College Press Publishers
  41. Cushcity Communications
  42. Cushite Press
  43. Dare Books
  44. Dark Corner Publishing
  45. DAVID RIVERA JR
  46. Delphine Publications
  47. Denise Bolds
  48. Disilgold
  49. Dogon Village Books
  50. Drum and Spear Press
  51. Duho Books
  52. Eighty-One Publishing Group
  53. EVO Universe
  54. F C N Publishing Co.
  55. Farrah Gray Publishing, Inc.
  56. Florence Anthony
  57. Genesis Press
  58. Ghettoheat
  59. GhettoLectual Publishing
  60. Good2go Publishing
  61. Griots Republic
  62. Harlem World Publishing
  63. Helga Rogers
  64. Howard University Press
  65. Ian Randle Publishers
  66. J.T. Smith Publishing
  67. Jacquelin Thomas Presents
  68. Jesse B. Creative
  69. Johnson Publishing Company, Inc.
  70. Just Us Books
  71. Karen Hunter Media
  72. Karibu Books
  73. Kennerson Books
  74. LadyLit Press
  75. Laughing Black Vampire Productions
  76. Life Changing Books
  77. Lotus Press
  78. Lushena Books
  79. M.W. Moore Publications
  80. Mahogany Star Publishing
  81. Manisy WIllows Books
  82. Margaret Johnson-Hodge
  83. Marguerite Press
  84. Marimba Books
  85. Melanin Origins LLC
  86. Mildred C Smith
  87. Mildred C. Smith
  88. Monda Media, Inc.
  89. Monica F Anderson
  90. Moore Black Press
  91. Mosaic Literary Magazine
  92. Ms. Frosty Publishing Company
  93. My Bible Culture
  94. Nation of Islam
  95. New Beacon Books Ltd
  96. Official Writers League
  97. Path Press
  98. Phillywriter.com, LLC
  99. Pines One Publications
  100. Poets Pay Rent, Too
  101. Présence Africaine
  102. Publishing Associates
  103. Q-Boro Books
  104. RedBone Press
  105. Relentless Content
  106. Runagate Multimedia
  107. Sadorian Publications
  108. Sandra A. Ottey
  109. Sankofa Books
  110. Sarah Gordon Weathersby
  111. Say It Loud! Readers and Writers Series
  112. Seaburn
  113. Seeing Black Press
  114. Teri Woods Publishing
  115. The Cartel Publications
  116. The Elombe Brath Foundation
  117. The Harlem River Press
  118. The Pantheon Collective (TPC)
  119. Third World Press
  120. Triple Crown Publications
  121. United Brothers
  122. Valjeanne Jeffers-Thompson
  123. Villarosa Media
  124. Wahida Clark Presents Publishing
  125. Word of Mouth Books
  126. Writers and Readers Publishing
  127. Writersandpoets.com
  128. Wyatt Tee Walker