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Best Lgbtq+ Book Publishing Companies

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2023, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Showing 58 publishers.

Bella Books

Romance, Mystery & Crime, Action & Adventure, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction, Fantasy, LGBTQ+, Diverse Literature, Fiction

Location - Houston, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Kiss the Girl

Melissa Brayden

On the Rocks

Riley Scott

At Your Most Beautiful

Harper Bliss

NineStar Press

LGBTQ+, Romance, Literary Fiction, Diverse Literature, Fiction

Location - Santa Fe, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://ninestarpress.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Magnified

Mell Eight

Junior Hero Blues

J. K. Pendragon

Lighter

A. Aduma

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/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

A Cape!

Marty Kelley

A Teacher Like You

Frank Murphy & Barbara Dan

Don't Call Me Fuzzybutt!

Robin Gorman Newman

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

Carnation Books

Romance, Historical Fiction, LGBTQ+, Diverse Literature, Fiction, Novella

Location - San Francisco, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - http://carnationbooks.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Alien Eyes

Storm Caywood

Dreams and Machines

Berlynn Wohl

Everywhere With You

Clara W. Barrow

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/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

String Theory

Ashlyn Kane & Morgan James

The Mastermind

Amy Lane

Fate's Attraction

Dirk Greyson

Interlude Press

Historical Fiction, Romance, Literary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Young Adult, LGBTQ+, Diverse Literature, Fiction, Short Story

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Manuscript entries & book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://interludepress.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Not Your Sidekick

C.B. Lee

The King and the Criminal

Charlotte Ashe

Black Dust

Lynn Charles

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

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/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Cloud Hopper

Beth Kephart

In One Ear & Out the Other

Diane Worthey

A Little Called Pauline

Gertrude Stein & Bianca Stone

Mythos and Ink

Science Fiction, Fantasy, Feminism, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Religion & Spirituality, Comics & Graphic Novels, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - Toronto, CA

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Under the Lesser Moon

Shelly Campbell

Super Sick

Allison Alexander

Thy Geekdom Come

Casey L. Covel

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