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Best Humor Book Publishing Companies

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2023, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Showing 43 publishers.

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

Pelican Publishing Company

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, History, Biographies & Memoirs, Cookbook, Architecture, Humor, Sports & Outdoors, Children's, Nonfiction

Part of - Arcadia Publishing > Pelican Publishing Company

Location - New Orleans, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://www.arcadiapublishing.com/imprints/pelican-publishing

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Cicada's Song

Ariane O'Pry Trammell

We Really, Really Want a Dog!

Susan Holt Kralovansky

Who Dat Baby?

Allison Dugas Behan

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/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Boy Asked the Wind

Barbara Nickel

The Pact

Amanda West Lewis

Rainbow Crow

David Bouchard & David Jean

Hinkler

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Education & Reference, Humor, DIY, Health & Wellbeing, Cookbook, Children's, Nonfiction

Location - Melbourne, AU

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Grannies Don't Fart!

Lisa Regan

Sleep, Little Pup

Jo Parry

Too Sneaky to Share

Lisa Regan

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

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

Pothi

Architecture, Art, Biographies & Memoirs, Business, Comics & Graphic Novels, History, Humor, Literary Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Religion & Spirituality, Romance, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Self-Help, Nonfiction, Fiction

Location - Bangalore, IN

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://pothi.com

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

How to Make Money With Breakout Trading

Indrazith Shantharaj

You Can Have A Jumbo Memory

Amrut Jadhav

Intelligent Fanatics of India

Rohith Potti & Pooja Bhula

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

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

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

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