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