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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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

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/

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☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Happy Singles Day

Ann Marie Walker

Big Bad Wolf

Suleikha Snyder

An Unexpected Earl

Anna Harrington

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

Second Story Press

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, History, Politics, Biographies & Memoirs, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Feminism, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Jewish Literature, Health & Wellbeing, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Children's, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - Toronto, CA

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://secondstorypress.ca/

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☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Birds That Stay

Ann Lambert

The Butterfly Effect

Eve Zaremba

The Abortion Caravan

Karin Wells

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 - Submit here

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

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☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Howl and Other Poems

Allen Ginsberg

Dispatches from the Race War

Tim Wise

Danger and Beauty

Jessica Hagedorn

Bold Strokes Books

Romance, LGBTQ+, Mystery & Crime, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Young Adult, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Fiction

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

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

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☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Unrivaled

Radclyffe

Bet the Farm

Fiona Riley

Give In To Me

Elle Spencer

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

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