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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Future Tense Books

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

Location - Portland, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Website - https://futuretensebooks.com/

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Excavation

Wendy C. Ortiz

Liar

Rob Roberge

User Not Found

Felicity Fenton

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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The Emissary

Yoko Tawada

A Shock

Keith Ridgway

The Caretaker

Doon Arbus

Hachette Livre

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

Location - New York City, US

Size - Largest

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

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

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Talking to Strangers

Macolm Gladwell

The Goldfinch

Donna Tartt

I Am Malala

Malala Yousafzai

Counterpoint Press

Politics, History, Biographies & Memoirs, Religion & Spirituality, Narrative Nonfiction, Literary Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Diverse Literature, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry

Location - San Francisco, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

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

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A Kind of Freedom

Margaret Wilkerson Sexton

None But The Righteous

Chantal James

Colorful

Eto Mori

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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The Wild Fox of Yemen

Threa Almontaser

Her Body and Other Parties

Carmen Maria Machado

The Twilight Zone

Nona FernΓ‘ndez

Feminist Press

Biographies & Memoirs, History, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Politics, Women's Fiction, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Short Story

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

Training School for Negro Girls

Camille Acker

Though I Get Home

YZ Chin

The Living Is Easy

Dorothy West

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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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

Yabo

Alexis De Veaux

Does Your Mama Know?

Lisa C. Moore

Speaking in Whispers

Kathleen E. Morris

Octopus Books

Literary Fiction, Poetry

Location - Portland, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Website - https://www.octopusbooks.net/

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

Dear Jenny, We Are All Find

Jenny Zhang

My Dead

Amy Lawless

Noontimes Won

Tristan Tzara

House of Anansi Press

Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Mystery & Crime, Comics & Graphic Novels, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry

Location - Toronto, CA

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Queries & book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://houseofanansi.com/

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

Frying Plantain

Zalika Reid-Benta

A Short History of Progress

Ronald Wright

A Trio of Tolerable Tales

Margaret Atwood

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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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

Howl and Other Poems

Allen Ginsberg

Dispatches from the Race War

Tim Wise

Danger and Beauty

Jessica Hagedorn

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