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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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/

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💥 Hit titles

Rattling Chains

T. Strange

Splinters of the Heart

Alyssa Rabil

Electra Rex

April C. Griffith

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/

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One Stormy Night

Sofia Sawyer

Bitten & Beholden

Heather McCorkle

Blood Rogue

Linda J. Parisi

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/

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💥 Hit titles

Public Enemy #1

KiKi Swinson

Mrs. Wiggins

Mary Monroe

All the Things I Meant to Tell You

Tiffany L. Warren

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/

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💥 Hit titles

Yabo

Alexis De Veaux

Does Your Mama Know?

Lisa C. Moore

Speaking in Whispers

Kathleen E. Morris

Supposed Crimes

LGBTQ+, Action & Adventure, Horror, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Westerns, Diverse Literature, Fiction

Location - Raleigh, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Website - https://supposedcrimes.com/

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Penumbra

Dan Ackerman

How to Steal a Star

Geonn Cannon

For by Grace

Adrian J Smith

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/

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☑️ 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

Lee & Low Books

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

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

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

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💥 Hit titles

I'll Build You a Bookcase

Jean Ciborowski Fahey

The Wind Called My Name

Mary Louise Sanchez

I Am Alfonso Jones

Tony Medina

Kensington Publishing

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

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

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

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💥 Hit titles

Crimson Phoenix

John Gilstrap

After Francesco

Brian Malloy

Plain Jane

Fern Michaels

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/

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💥 Hit titles

One Thing Leads to a Lover

Susanna Craig

A Pumpkin Spice Killing

Lynn Cahoon

Holding On

Stacy Finz

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/

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Missile Paradise

Ron Tanner

Pleasantview

Celeste Mohammed

Sweeney on the Rocks

Allen Morris Jones

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