Best Lgbtq+ 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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Cleis Press

Romance, Self-Help, Feminism, Biographies & Memoirs, Health & Wellbeing, LGBTQ+, Diverse Literature, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://cleispress.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

A Dirty Word

Steph Auteri

A Is For Amour

Alison Tyler

A (Not So) Lonely Partner

Karina Kennedy

Mandel Vilar Press

Jewish Literature, History, Politics, Picture Book, Biographies & Memoirs, Math & Science, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Nonfiction, Fiction, Children's

Location - Hartford, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://www.mvpublishers.org/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Hot Summer of 1968

Viliam Klimáček

My Real Name is Hanna

Tara Lynn Masih

I Am My Mother's Daughter: Wisdom on Life, Loss, and Love

Dara Kurtz

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

Microcosm Publishing

Self-Help, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Nonfiction

Location - Portland, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

Website - https://microcosmpublishing.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Making Stuff and Doing Things

Kyle Bravo

Unf*ck Your Grief

Faith G. Harper

The Practical Witch's Almanac

Friday Gladheart

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

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

Forever Yours

Romance, Women's Fiction, LGBTQ+, Diverse Literature, Fiction, Novella

Part of - Hachette > Grand Central Publishing > Forever Yours

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Website - https://www.read-forever.com/

💥 Hit titles

Kiss Me in Sweetwater Springs

Annie Rains

A Wedding on Lavender Hill

Annie Rains

Life's Too Short

Abby Jimenez

Hay House

Self-Help, Business, Health & Wellbeing, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Nonfiction

Location - London, GB

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

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

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

Chica, Why Not?

Sandra Hinojosa Ludwig

Unblocked

Margaret Lynch Raniere

Whole Brain Living

Jill Bolte Taylor

Levine Querido

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Comics & Graphic Novels, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Children's, Fiction

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Everything Sad is True

Daniel Nayeri

The Stolen Prince of Cloudburst

Jaclyn Moriarty

Lupe Wong Won't Dance

Donna Barba Higuera

Ylva Publishing

Romance, LGBTQ+, Diverse Literature, Fiction

Location - Frankfurt, DE

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://www.ylva-publishing.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Sing for My Baby

Jenn Matthews

The Lily and the Crown

Roslyn Sinclair

A Heart to Trust

A.L. Brooks

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