Best Bipoc Book Publishing Companies

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2021, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Filter for top publishers by genre, location, and more!

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Just Us Books

Picture Book, African-American, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Children's, Poetry

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

Website - https://justusbooks.com/

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☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Talk

Wade Hudson & Cheryl Willis Hudson

We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices

Wade Hudson & Cheryl Willis Hudson

We Could Be Brothers

Derrick Barnes

Arsenal Pulp Press

Cookbook, LGBTQ+, Young Adult, Cookbook, African-American, Middle Grade, Picture Book, Biographies & Memoirs, History, Humor, Politics, Comics & Graphic Novels, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Fiction, Children's, Poetry, Nonfiction

Location - Vancouver, CA

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://arsenalpulp.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Butter Honey Pig Bread

Francesca Ekwuyasi

The Girl Who Was Convinced Beyond All Reason That She Could Fly

Sybil Lamb

Iron Goddess of Mercy

Larissa Lai

RJ Publications

Urban Fiction, Romance, African-American, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Fiction

Location - Houston, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Website - https://rjpublications.com/

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💥 Hit titles

Hoodfellas

Richard Jeanty

Deceived

The Phantom

Going All Out

Dorian Sykes

Persea Books

Young Adult, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Politics, Feminism, LGBTQ+, Literary Fiction, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Children's, Fiction, Nonfiction, Short Story, Poetry, Novella

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

Website - https://www.perseabooks.com/

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☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Town Crier

Sarah Matthes

Gateway to Paradise

Matthew Vollmer

Dispatch Poems

Cam Awkward-Rich

Hay House

Self-Help, Business, Health & Wellbeing, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Nonfiction

Location - London, GB

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Website - https://www.hayhouse.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

Chica, Why Not?

Sandra Hinojosa Ludwig

Unblocked

Margaret Lynch Raniere

Whole Brain Living

Jill Bolte Taylor

Strangers Press

Literary Fiction, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Fiction

Location - Norwich, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Website - https://www.strangers.press/

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💥 Hit titles

Bergje

Bregje Hofstede

Reconstruction

Karin Amatmoekrim

Demons

Kang Hwa-gil

Royalty Publishing House

Urban Fiction, Romance, African-American, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Fiction

Location - Atlanta, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://www.royaltypublishinghouse.com/submissions/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Tazz & Kira: An Undeniable Love

Lacresha Golden

I Gave My Heart To The Plug

Candy Moore

Saving My Heart For A Thug's Love 2

Mo Howard

Noemi Press

Literary Fiction, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, African-American, Fiction, Poetry, Short Story

Location - Richmond, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC, AfricanAmerican

Submission format - Contests - Submit here

Website - http://www.noemipress.org/

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☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Her 37th Year, an Index

Suzanne Scanlon

Salton Sea

George McCormick

The Lucky Ones Get To Be People

Rachel Haley Himmelheber

Second Story Press

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, History, Politics, Biographies & Memoirs, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Feminism, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Jewish Literature, Health & Wellbeing, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Children's, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - Toronto, CA

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://secondstorypress.ca/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Birds That Stay

Ann Lambert

The Butterfly Effect

Eve Zaremba

The Abortion Caravan

Karin Wells

Luna Press Publishing

Science Fiction, Fantasy, Young Adult, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Fiction, Short Story, Children's

Location - Edinburgh, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://www.lunapresspublishing.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

One Cog Turning

Anthony Laken

The Forever Man

Allen Stroud

Steampunk Writers Around the World

Josué Ramos et al

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