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