Best Diverse Literature 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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Red Deer Press

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, History, Humor, Science Fiction, Math & Science, Environmental, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Children's, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry

Part of - Fitzhenry & Whiteside > Red Deer Press

Location - Toronto, CA

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries & manuscript entries - Submit here

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

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💥 Hit titles

The Boy Asked the Wind

Barbara Nickel

The Pact

Amanda West Lewis

Rainbow Crow

David Bouchard & David Jean

Dreamspinner Press

LGBTQ+, Romance, Diverse Literature, Fiction

Location - Miami, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

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

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String Theory

Ashlyn Kane & Morgan James

The Mastermind

Amy Lane

Fate's Attraction

Dirk Greyson

RedBone Press

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

Location - New Orleans, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

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Yabo

Alexis De Veaux

Does Your Mama Know?

Lisa C. Moore

Speaking in Whispers

Kathleen E. Morris

Faithwords

Christian, Religion & Spirituality, Diverse Literature, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's

Part of - Hachette > Hachette Nashville > Faithwords

Location - Nashville, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

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

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Crushing: God Turns Pressure into Power

T. D. Jakes

Healing the Soul of a Woman

Joyce Meyer

The Shack

William P. Young

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

Milkweed Editions

Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Diverse Literature, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry

Location - Minneapolis, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Contests - Submit here

Website - https://milkweed.org/

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Braiding Sweetgrass

Robin Wall Kimmerer

World of Wonders

Aimee Nezhukumatathil

The Milk Hours

John James

Kensington Publishing

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

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

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

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💥 Hit titles

Crimson Phoenix

John Gilstrap

After Francesco

Brian Malloy

Plain Jane

Fern Michaels

Supposed Crimes

LGBTQ+, Action & Adventure, Horror, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Westerns, Diverse Literature, Fiction

Location - Raleigh, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Website - https://supposedcrimes.com/

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Penumbra

Dan Ackerman

How to Steal a Star

Geonn Cannon

For by Grace

Adrian J Smith

Verso Books

Literary Fiction, Environmental, History, Art, Politics, Diverse Literature, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

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☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Females: A Concern

Andrea Long Chu

Betraying Big Brother

Leta Hong Fincher

Silicon Values

Jillian York

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

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