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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.

Ig Publishing

Literary Fiction, Environmental, History, LGBTQ+, Politics, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Missile Paradise

Ron Tanner

Pleasantview

Celeste Mohammed

Sweeney on the Rocks

Allen Morris Jones

Citadel Press

Biographies & Memoirs, Business, Cookbook, DIY, Education & Reference, Health & Wellbeing, History, Humor, Medical, Environmental, Photography, Religion & Spirituality, Math & Science, Self-Help, Sports & Outdoors, Travel, True Crime, Technology, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Nonfiction

Part of - Kensington Publishing > Citadel Press

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Diana Ross: a Biography

Randy Taraborrelli

The Bilderberg Conspiracy: Inside the World's Most Powerful Secret Society

H. Paul Jeffers

She's Gone Bridal!

Liz Razin

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

Northwest Press

LGBTQ+, Comics & Graphic Novels, Diverse Literature, Fiction

Location - Seattle, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://northwestpress.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Legend of Bold Riley

Leia Weathington et al

RISE

Joey Esposito et al

Hard to Swallow

Dave Davenport et al

Lyrical Press

Romance, Thriller & Suspense, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Urban Fiction, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Fiction, Novella

Part of - Kensington Publishing > Lyrical Press

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

One Thing Leads to a Lover

Susanna Craig

A Pumpkin Spice Killing

Lynn Cahoon

Holding On

Stacy Finz

Sourcebooks Casablanca

Romance, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Fiction

Part of - Sourcebooks > Sourcebooks Casablanca

Location - Chicago, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Happy Singles Day

Ann Marie Walker

Big Bad Wolf

Suleikha Snyder

An Unexpected Earl

Anna Harrington

City Lights Publishers

Biographies & Memoirs, Literary Fiction, LGBTQ+, Politics, Women's Fiction, Travel, African-American, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Short Story

Location - San Francisco, US

Size - Small press

Formats - , Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Manuscript entries -

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

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

Howl and Other Poems

Allen Ginsberg

Dispatches from the Race War

Tim Wise

Danger and Beauty

Jessica Hagedorn

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

Dafina

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

Part of - Kensington Publishing > Dafina

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Public Enemy #1

KiKi Swinson

Mrs. Wiggins

Mary Monroe

All the Things I Meant to Tell You

Tiffany L. Warren

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

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