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 109 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. A & B Book Dist Inc
  4. A New Quality Publishing
  5. A&B Publishers Group
  6. AALBC.com
  7. acVernon Menchan
  8. Adiva Publishing
  9. Africa World Press & The Red Sea Press
  10. African American Images
  11. African Books Collective
  12. African Tree Press
  13. Afrikan World Infosystems
  14. Amber Books
  15. Amber Communications Group, Inc.
  16. Ashay by the Bay
  17. Aspicomm Books
  18. Betty Dopson
  19. Black Academy Press, Incorporated
  20. Black Alchemist Press
  21. Black Bayou Press
  22. Black Bird Press
  23. Black Classic Press
  24. Black Diva Publishing
  25. Black Pearl Books
  26. Black Think Tank
  27. BlackWords
  28. Blue Nile Press
  29. Brand Nu Words
  30. Broadside Press
  31. Brown Girl Press
  32. Brown Girls Books
  33. Capital BookFest Books
  34. Cassava Republic Press
  35. CEMOTAP Publications
  36. Cushcity Communications
  37. Cushite Press
  38. Dare Books
  39. DAVID RIVERA JR
  40. Delphine Publications
  41. Denise Bolds
  42. Disilgold
  43. Dogon Village Books
  44. Drum and Spear Press
  45. F C N Publishing Co.
  46. Farrah Gray Publishing, Inc.
  47. Florence Anthony
  48. Genesis Press
  49. Ghettoheat
  50. GhettoLectual Publishing
  51. Good2go Publishing
  52. Griots Republic
  53. Harlem World Publishing
  54. Helga Rogers
  55. Howard University Press
  56. Ian Randle Publishers
  57. J.T. Smith Publishing
  58. Jacquelin Thomas Presents
  59. Johnson Publishing Company, Inc.
  60. Just Us Books
  61. Karen Hunter Media
  62. Karibu Books
  63. Kennerson Books
  64. Laughing Black Vampire Productions
  65. Life Changing Books
  66. Lotus Press
  67. Lushena Books
  68. M.W. Moore Publications
  69. Mahogany Star Publishing
  70. Manisy WIllows Books
  71. Margaret Johnson-Hodge
  72. Marguerite Press
  73. Marimba Books
  74. Melanin Origins LLC
  75. Mildred C Smith
  76. Mildred C. Smith
  77. Monda Media, Inc.
  78. Monica F Anderson
  79. Moore Black Press
  80. Mosaic Literary Magazine
  81. Ms. Frosty Publishing Company
  82. My Bible Culture
  83. Nation of Islam
  84. New Beacon Books Ltd
  85. Path Press
  86. Phillywriter.com, LLC
  87. Pines One Publications
  88. Poets Pay Rent, Too
  89. Q-Boro Books
  90. RedBone Press
  91. Relentless Content
  92. Runagate Multimedia
  93. Sadorian Publications
  94. Sandra A. Ottey
  95. Sankofa Books
  96. Sarah Gordon Weathersby
  97. Say It Loud! Readers and Writers Series
  98. Seaburn
  99. Teri Woods Publishing
  100. The Cartel Publications
  101. The Pantheon Collective (TPC)
  102. Third World Press
  103. Triple Crown Publications
  104. United Brothers
  105. Valjeanne Jeffers-Thompson
  106. Villarosa Media
  107. Word of Mouth Books
  108. Writersandpoets.com
  109. Wyatt Tee Walker