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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Haymarket Press

Art, Biographies & Memoirs, Environmental, Feminism, History, Literary Fiction, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry

Location - Chicago, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

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Flying Kites

Stranford Graphic Novel Project

Songlands

John Feffer

Smoking Lovely

Willie Perdomo

Just Us Books

Picture Book, African-American, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Children's, Poetry

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

Website - https://justusbooks.com/

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The Talk

Wade Hudson & Cheryl Willis Hudson

We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices

Wade Hudson & Cheryl Willis Hudson

We Could Be Brothers

Derrick Barnes

Seagull Books

Women's Fiction, Literary Fiction, History, Politics, Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - Mumbai, IN

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

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Rome, 1630

Yves Bonnefoy

Bedanabala

Mahasweta Devi

Love and Reparation

Danish Sheikh

Bloomsbury Australia

Literary Fiction, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, Education & Reference, Biographies & Memoirs, Horror, Action & Adventure, Self-Help, Historical Fiction, Sports & Outdoors, Mystery & Crime, History, Business, Travel, Women's Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Architecture, Art, Cookbook, Humor, Comics & Graphic Novels, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's, Poetry, Short Story

Location - Sydney, AU

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Website - https://www.bloomsbury.com/au

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As Far as You'll Take Me

Phil Stamper

The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

Stuart Turton

The Shape of Darkness

Laura Purcell

Paraclete Press

Christian, Catholic, Nonfiction, Fiction, Children's, Poetry

Location - Boston, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://paracletepress.com/

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My Baptism Book

Sophie Piper

The Fire Within

Ronald Rolheiser

Looking From the Precipice

Botrus Mansour

Penguin Random House India

Literary Fiction, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, Education & Reference, Biographies & Memoirs, Horror, Action & Adventure, Self-Help, Historical Fiction, Sports & Outdoors, Mystery & Crime, History, Business, Travel, Women's Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Architecture, Art, Cookbook, Humor, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's, Poetry, Short Story

Location - New Delhi, IN

Size - Largest

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Website - https://penguin.co.in/

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Azadi

Arundhati Roy

In an Antique Land

Amitav Ghosh

Sach Kahun Toh

Neena Gupta

High Plains Press

Westerns, Fiction, Poetry

Location - Cheyenne, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Submission format - Queries & book proposals - Submit here

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

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Second Wind

Patricia Frolander

Butch Cassidy: The Wyoming Years

William James Betenson

Beasts in Snow: Poetry of the American West

Jane Elkington Wohl's

Thames & Hudson Australia

Art, Architecture, Biographies & Memoirs, Business, Picture Book, DIY, History, Humor, Environmental, Math & Science, Education & Reference, Comics & Graphic Novels, Nonfiction, Children's, Poetry

Location - Melbourne, AU

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://thamesandhudson.com.au/

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Reading the Seasons

Alice Provensen & Martin Provensen

Photography: the Whole Story

Juliet Hacking

The Poet of Piney Woods

Bob Raczka

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/

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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

Harvard University Press

Education & Reference, Math & Science, Academic, Art, Biographies & Memoirs, Business, History, Law, Health & Wellbeing, Politics, Religion & Spirituality, Travel, Literary Fiction, Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry

Location - Cambridge, US

Size - University press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries & book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://www.hup.harvard.edu/

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China: A New History, Second Enlarged Edition

John K. Fairbank

The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution

Bernard Bailyn

Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Thomas Piketty

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