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Best Lgbtq+ Book Publishing Companies

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2022, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Showing 57 publishers.

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

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

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

RedBone Press

African-American, LGBTQ+, Literary Fiction, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Fiction, Poetry, Short Story, Nonfiction

Location - New Orleans, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Yabo

Alexis De Veaux

Does Your Mama Know?

Lisa C. Moore

Speaking in Whispers

Kathleen E. Morris

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Medical, Psychology, Health & Wellbeing, Comics & Graphic Novels, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - Philadelphia, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://intl.jkp.com/usa/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

How To Be Ace

Rebecca Burgess

Understanding and Supporting Children with Literacy Difficulties

Valerie Muter

Challenging Perfectionism

Dawn Starley

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

Literary Wanderlust

LGBTQ+, Romance, Women's Fiction, Young Adult, Fantasy, Fiction

Location - Denver, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Mermaid Broker

Sue Hinkin

States of Grace

Mandy Miller

Heat Index

Deborah Kelly

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

City Owl Press

Romance, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, Fiction

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://cityowlpress.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

One Stormy Night

Sofia Sawyer

Bitten & Beholden

Heather McCorkle

Blood Rogue

Linda J. Parisi

Pride Publishing

LGBTQ+, Horror, Science Fiction, Action & Adventure, Humor, Mystery & Crime, Historical Fiction, Diverse Literature, Fiction

Part of - Totally Entwined > Pride Publishing

Location - Los Angeles, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Queries & manuscript entries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Rattling Chains

T. Strange

Splinters of the Heart

Alyssa Rabil

Electra Rex

April C. Griffith

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