Best Poetry 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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Penguin Random House

Literary Fiction, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Biographies & Memoirs, Politics, Cookbook, Romance, Picture Book, Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry, Short Story, Novella, Children's

Location - New York City, US

Size - Largest

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

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

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

The Testaments

Margaret Atwood

Where the Crawdads Sing

Delia Owens

The Guardians

John Grisham

Small Beer Press

Science Fiction, Fantasy, Literary Fiction, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Short Story

Location - Boston, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

Website - https://smallbeerpress.com/

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

Never Have I Ever

Isabel Yap

Terra Nullius

Claire G. Coleman

In Other Lands

Sarah Rees Brennan

Tin House Books

Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, LGBTQ+, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Short Story

Location - Portland, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC, LGBTQ

Website - https://tinhouse.com/

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

Things We Didn't Talk About When I Was A Girl

Jeannie Vanasco

How to Order the Universe

MarΓ­a JosΓ© Ferrada

More Miracle Than Bird

Alice Miller

Seven Stories Press

Literary Fiction, Politics, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Fiction, Poetry

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

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

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The Pandemic Pivot

John Feffer

The Involuntary Sojourner

S. P. Tenhoff

The New Handbook for a Post-Roe America

Robin Marty

Dundurn Press

Art, Architecture, Biographies & Memoirs, Business, Health & Wellbeing, History, Humor, Middle Grade, Mystery & Crime, Politics, Sports & Outdoors, Travel, True Crime, Young Adult, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Children's

Location - Toronto, CA

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

Persephone's Children

Rowan McCandless

Lost Shadow

Claire Gilchrist

Nothing Will Be Different

Tara McGowan-Ross

Graywolf Press

Literary Fiction, Poetry, Fiction, Short Story

Location - Minneapolis, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries & contests - Submit here

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

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

The Wild Fox of Yemen

Threa Almontaser

Her Body and Other Parties

Carmen Maria Machado

The Twilight Zone

Nona FernΓ‘ndez

Simon & Schuster

Biographies & Memoirs, Literary Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, History, Politics, Romance, Young Adult, Sports & Outdoors, Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry, Short Story, Novella, Children's

Location - New York City, US

Size - Largest

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Website - https://www.simonandschuster.co.uk/

πŸ’₯ Hit titles

Beautiful Things

Hunter Biden

Home Body

Rupi Kaur

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Stephen R Covey

Coffee House Press

Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Diverse Literature, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Short Story

Location - Minneapolis, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://coffeehousepress.org/

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

I Hotel

Karen Tei Yamashita

Indecency

Justin Phillip Reed

Firmin: Adventures of a Metropolitan Lowlife

Sam Savage

Quirk Books

DIY, Cookbook, History, Horror, Humor, Mystery & Crime, Politics, Sports & Outdoors, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Young Adult, Middle Grade, True Crime, Comics & Graphic Novels, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Fiction, Children's, Nonfiction, Poetry, Novella

Location - Philadelphia, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries & manuscript entries - Submit here

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

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Seth Grahame-Smith

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Ransom Riggs

Geekerella

Ashley Poston

New Directions

Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Short Story

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

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

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

The Emissary

Yoko Tawada

A Shock

Keith Ridgway

The Caretaker

Doon Arbus

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