Black Owned Publishing Companies

We are in the process of reviewing the more than 2,100 imprints in our database to identify all of the ones owned by people of African descent, so this list will grow beyond the 134 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. LadyLit Press
  79. Laughing Black Vampire Productions
  80. Life Changing Books
  81. Lotus Press
  82. Lushena Books
  83. M.W. Moore Publications
  84. Mahogany Star Publishing
  85. Manisy WIllows Books
  86. Margaret Johnson-Hodge
  87. Marguerite Press
  88. Marimba Books
  89. Melanin Origins LLC
  90. Mildred C Smith
  91. Mildred C. Smith
  92. Monda Media, Inc.
  93. Monica F Anderson
  94. Moore Black Press
  95. Mosaic Literary Magazine
  96. Ms. Frosty Publishing Company
  97. My Bible Culture
  98. Nation of Islam
  99. New Beacon Books Ltd
  100. Official Writers League
  101. One Moore Book
  102. Path Press
  103. Phillywriter.com, LLC
  104. Pines One Publications
  105. Poets Pay Rent, Too
  106. Présence Africaine
  107. Publishing Associates
  108. Q-Boro Books
  109. RedBone Press
  110. Relentless Content
  111. Runagate Multimedia
  112. Sadorian Publications
  113. Sandra A. Ottey
  114. Sankofa Books
  115. Sarah Gordon Weathersby
  116. Say It Loud! Readers and Writers Series
  117. Seaburn
  118. Seeing Black Press
  119. Soulfire Books
  120. Teri Woods Publishing
  121. The Cartel Publications
  122. The Elombe Brath Foundation
  123. The Harlem River Press
  124. The Pantheon Collective (TPC)
  125. Third World Press
  126. Triple Crown Publications
  127. United Brothers
  128. Valjeanne Jeffers-Thompson
  129. Villarosa Media
  130. Wahida Clark Presents Publishing
  131. Word of Mouth Books
  132. Writers and Readers Publishing
  133. Writersandpoets.com
  134. Wyatt Tee Walker