A list of Black British Book Publishers

A comprehensive list of past and present Black British Publishers.

This list will continually be updated and amended alongside profiles on each one. Amendments and additions to this list are welcome. Please send them to kadija@sablelitmag.org

Early Book Publishers
who were also activists. Publishing was not their sole activity
New Beacon Books
Bogle L’Ouverture
Hansib Publications
Institute of Race Relations

No longer publishing.
Akira Press
Black Amber (Publisher Rosemarie Hudson) sold Black Amber and set up Hope Road)
Brown Skin Books
Heaventree Press
Karia Press
Karnak House
Mango Press
Suitcase Press
Tamarind Books (now part of Random House). Publisher Verna Wilkins set up Firetree Books as a pilot but has in Spring 2017 decided to discontinue.

Publishers currently in operation.

Cassava Republic
Flipped Eye
Hope Road
Jacaranda Books and Art
Lime House Books
Own It
Peepal Tree Press

This is a list of book publishers only (a separate list for magazine publishers will be produced).

Entries on Black British Publishers can be found in the Oxford Companion to Black British History and The Dictionary of Literary Biography


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