Best Humor 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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Bywater Books

LGBTQ+, Romance, Young Adult, Women's Fiction, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Humor, Biographies & Memoirs, Science Fiction, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - Detroit, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Manuscript entries & book proposals - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

96 Hours

Georgia Beers

Beowulf for Cretins

Ann McMan

Compass Rose

Anna Burke

Wayne State University Press

Academic, Art, Education & Reference, History, African-American, Biographies & Memoirs, Narrative Nonfiction, Environmental, Math & Science, Health & Wellbeing, Medical, Humor, Sports & Outdoors, True Crime, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Urban Fiction, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry, Children's

Location - Detroit, US

Size - University press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://www.wsupress.wayne.edu/

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Crusader for Justice

Trevor W. Coleman & Peter J. Hammer

Rosie, A Detroit Herstory

Bailey Sisoy Isgro

Leaving Springfield

John Alberti

Rare Bird Books

Architecture, Biographies & Memoirs, Business, Mystery & Crime, Cookbook, Environmental, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Historical Fiction, Humor, Photography, Math & Science, Women's Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Self-Help, Politics, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Short Story

Location - Los Angeles, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Website - https://rare-bird-books.myshopify.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

Camgirl

Isa Mazzei

Ambition in Black + White

Melinda Marshall & Tai Wingfield

All the Right Circles

John Russell

Orient Paperbacks

Biographies & Memoirs, Business, Literary Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Humor, Politics, Religion & Spirituality, Self-Help, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry

Location - New Delhi, IN

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Astrology for You

Shakuntala Devi

Divine Music

Suruchi Mohan

Khushwant Singh's Joke Book 2

Khushwant Singh

Hodder & Stoughton

Cookbook, Health & Wellbeing, Biographies & Memoirs, Humor, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Romance, Mystery & Crime, Young Adult, History, Politics, Horror, Action & Adventure, Nonfiction, Fiction, Children's

Part of - Hachette > Hodder & Stoughton

Location - London, GB

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Website - https://www.hodder.co.uk/

💥 Hit titles

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

John le Carré

One Day

David Nicholls

Billy Summers

Stephen King

Polis Books

Mystery & Crime, Literary Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Young Adult, Women's Fiction, True Crime, Humor, Fiction

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Ninja Daughter

Tori Eldridge

At the End of the World, Turn Left

Zhanna Slor

The Lakehouse

Joe Clifford

Bloomsbury Australia

Literary Fiction, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, Education & Reference, Biographies & Memoirs, Horror, Action & Adventure, Self-Help, Historical Fiction, Sports & Outdoors, Mystery & Crime, History, Business, Travel, Women's Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Architecture, Art, Cookbook, Humor, Comics & Graphic Novels, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's, Poetry, Short Story

Location - Sydney, AU

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Website - https://www.bloomsbury.com/au

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

As Far as You'll Take Me

Phil Stamper

The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

Stuart Turton

The Shape of Darkness

Laura Purcell

Peter Pauper Press

Picture Book, Humor, Travel, Cookbook, DIY, Children's, Nonfiction

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

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

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

All the Birds in the World

David Opie

Arnold the Brave

Gundi Herget & Nikolai Renger

All the Lost Things

Kelly Canby

Albert Whitman & Company

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Fantasy, Art, History, Historical Fiction, Environmental, Math & Science, Action & Adventure, Humor, Science Fiction, Diverse Literature, Children's, Fiction, Nonfiction, Novella

Location - Chicago, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Manuscript entries & book proposals - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Boxcar Children

Gertrude Chandler Warner

Dust of Eden

Mariko Nagai

We Want to Go to School!

Maryann Cocca-Leffler & Janine Leffler

Cider Mill Press

Humor, Health & Wellbeing, Travel, Cookbook, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - Augusta, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Home Bartender

Shane Carley

Fuck Off, I'm Coloring

Dare You Stamp Co.

The Essential New York Times Book of Cocktails

Steve Reddicliffe

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