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 154 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. Hunter Publishing Group
  74. I AM Media Books
  75. Ian Randle Publishers
  76. J.T. Smith Publishing
  77. Jacquelin Thomas Presents
  78. Jesse B. Creative
  79. Johnson Publishing Company, Inc.
  80. Just Us Books
  81. Karen Hunter Media
  82. Karibu Books
  83. Kennerson Books
  84. King Productions
  85. La Caille Nous
  86. LadyLit Press
  87. Laughing Black Vampire Productions
  88. Life Changing Books
  89. Lit Noire Publishing
  90. Loban Originals
  91. Lotus Press
  92. Lushena Books
  93. M.W. Moore Publications
  94. Mahogany Star Publishing
  95. Manisy WIllows Books
  96. Margaret Johnson-Hodge
  97. Marguerite Press
  98. Marimba Books
  99. Max Publishing
  100. Melanin Origins LLC
  101. Memoir Maven
  102. Mildred C Smith
  103. Mildred C. Smith
  104. Monda Media, Inc.
  105. Monica F Anderson
  106. Moore Black Press
  107. Mosaic Literary Magazine
  108. Ms. Frosty Publishing Company
  109. My Bible Culture
  110. Nation of Islam
  111. New Beacon Books Ltd
  112. NewSeason Books
  113. Official Writers League
  114. One Moore Book
  115. Pan African Publishers
  116. Path Press
  117. Pen 2 Pen Publishing
  118. Phillywriter.com, LLC
  119. Pines One Publications
  120. Poets Pay Rent, Too
  121. Positive Urban Literature
  122. Présence Africaine
  123. Professional Publishing House
  124. Publishing Associates
  125. Q-Boro Books
  126. RedBone Press
  127. REGI Books
  128. Relentless Content
  129. Runagate Multimedia
  130. Sadorian Publications
  131. Sandra A. Ottey
  132. Sankofa Books
  133. Sarah Gordon Weathersby
  134. Say It Loud! Readers and Writers Series
  135. Seaburn
  136. Seeing Black Press
  137. Soulfire Books
  138. Teri Woods Publishing
  139. The Cartel Publications
  140. The Elombe Brath Foundation
  141. The Harlem River Press
  142. The Majority Press
  143. The Pantheon Collective (TPC)
  144. Third World Press
  145. Triple Crown Publications
  146. United Brothers
  147. Valjeanne Jeffers-Thompson
  148. Villarosa Media
  149. Voonderbar! Books
  150. Wahida Clark Presents Publishing
  151. Word of Mouth Books
  152. Writers and Readers Publishing
  153. Writersandpoets.com
  154. Wyatt Tee Walker