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 149 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 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. BlackWords
  34. BLF Press
  35. Blue Nile Press
  36. Brand Nu Words
  37. Broadside Press
  38. Brown Girl Press
  39. Brown Girls Books
  40. Capital BookFest Books
  41. Cassava Republic Press
  42. CEMOTAP Publications
  43. College Press Publishers
  44. Cushcity Communications
  45. Cushite Press
  46. Dadielte Production
  47. Dare Books
  48. Dark Corner Publishing
  49. DAVID RIVERA JR
  50. Delphine Publications
  51. Denise Bolds
  52. Diasporic Africa Press
  53. Disilgold
  54. Dogon Village Books
  55. Drum and Spear Press
  56. Duho Books
  57. Eighty-One Publishing Group
  58. Eleviv Publishing Group
  59. EVO Universe
  60. F C N Publishing Co.
  61. Faith Knight
  62. Farrah Gray Publishing, Inc.
  63. Florence Anthony
  64. Genesis Press
  65. Ghettoheat
  66. GhettoLectual Publishing
  67. Good2go Publishing
  68. Granity Studios
  69. Griots Republic
  70. Harlem World Publishing
  71. Helga Rogers
  72. Howard University Press
  73. Ian Randle Publishers
  74. J.T. Smith Publishing
  75. Jacquelin Thomas Presents
  76. Jesse B. Creative
  77. Johnson Publishing Company, Inc.
  78. Just Us Books
  79. Karen Hunter Media
  80. Karibu Books
  81. Kennerson Books
  82. King Productions
  83. La Caille Nous
  84. LadyLit Press
  85. Laughing Black Vampire Productions
  86. Life Changing Books
  87. Lit Noire Publishing
  88. Loban Originals
  89. Lotus Press
  90. Lushena Books
  91. M.W. Moore Publications
  92. Mahogany Star Publishing
  93. Manisy WIllows Books
  94. Margaret Johnson-Hodge
  95. Marguerite Press
  96. Marimba Books
  97. Max Publishing
  98. Melanin Origins LLC
  99. Memoir Maven
  100. Mildred C Smith
  101. Mildred C. Smith
  102. Monda Media, Inc.
  103. Monica F Anderson
  104. Moore Black Press
  105. Mosaic Literary Magazine
  106. Ms. Frosty Publishing Company
  107. My Bible Culture
  108. Nation of Islam
  109. New Beacon Books Ltd
  110. NewSeason Books
  111. Official Writers League
  112. One Moore Book
  113. Path Press
  114. Pen 2 Pen Publishing
  115. Phillywriter.com, LLC
  116. Pines One Publications
  117. Poets Pay Rent, Too
  118. Positive Urban Literature
  119. Présence Africaine
  120. Professional Publishing House
  121. Publishing Associates
  122. Q-Boro Books
  123. RedBone Press
  124. Relentless Content
  125. Runagate Multimedia
  126. Sadorian Publications
  127. Sandra A. Ottey
  128. Sankofa Books
  129. Sarah Gordon Weathersby
  130. Say It Loud! Readers and Writers Series
  131. Seaburn
  132. Seeing Black Press
  133. Soulfire Books
  134. Teri Woods Publishing
  135. The Cartel Publications
  136. The Elombe Brath Foundation
  137. The Harlem River Press
  138. The Pantheon Collective (TPC)
  139. Third World Press
  140. Triple Crown Publications
  141. United Brothers
  142. Valjeanne Jeffers-Thompson
  143. Villarosa Media
  144. Voonderbar! Books
  145. Wahida Clark Presents Publishing
  146. Word of Mouth Books
  147. Writers and Readers Publishing
  148. Writersandpoets.com
  149. Wyatt Tee Walker