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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Dafina

Biographies & Memoirs, Education & Reference, African-American, History, Religion & Spirituality, Self-Help, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Historical Fiction, Romance, Urban Fiction, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Fiction, Nonfiction

Part of - Kensington Publishing > Dafina

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

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

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Public Enemy #1

KiKi Swinson

Mrs. Wiggins

Mary Monroe

All the Things I Meant to Tell You

Tiffany L. Warren

Augustus Publishing

Urban Fiction, BIPOC, Diverse Literature, Fiction

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - BIPOC, Diverse Literature

Website - http://www.augustuspublishing.com/

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A Good Day To Die

James Hendricks

Thin Line

Anthony Whyte

Street Chic

Anthony Whyte

Sapere Books

Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Women's Fiction, Romance, Historical Fiction, Action & Adventure, History, Biographies & Memoirs, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - London, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://saperebooks.com/

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💥 Hit titles

The Dagger Dance

Elizabeth Bailey

The Fallen Eagles

Geoffrey Davison

Death in Delft

Graham Brack

Cole Hart

Urban Fiction, Romance, African-American, Women's Fiction, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Fiction

Location - Atlanta, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

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

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

Godfather of Atlanta

Cole Hart

I'm Just Tryin To Be Somebody's Wife

Cole Hart

The Throne

Cole Hart

Third World Press Foundation

Screenplays, Young Adult, African-American, Middle Grade, Education & Reference, History, Politics, Urban Fiction, Academic, Biographies & Memoirs, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Children's

Location - Chicago, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://thirdworldpressfoundation.org/

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💥 Hit titles

Taught by Women

Haki Madhubuti

Harlem Renaissance Redux

Herb Boyd

Aloneness

Gwendolyn Brooks

Sleeping Bear Press

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Children's

Part of - Cherry Lake Publishing > Sleeping Bear Press

Location - Detroit, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://sleepingbearpress.com/

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💥 Hit titles

A Cape!

Marty Kelley

A Teacher Like You

Frank Murphy & Barbara Dan

Don't Call Me Fuzzybutt!

Robin Gorman Newman

Penny Candy Books

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, LGBTQ+, Children's

Location - Oklahoma City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC, LGBTQ

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

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

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💥 Hit titles

Cloud Hopper

Beth Kephart

In One Ear & Out the Other

Diane Worthey

A Little Called Pauline

Gertrude Stein & Bianca Stone

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