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