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Erotica Book Publishers

AKS Books

Small publisher of female-dominant literature.
Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex   UK

Alyson Books

Publisher of gay and lesbian books, including some erotica.
Los Angeles, CA   US

Amira Press

Publishers of erotic, sensual romance stories, primarily in ebook format.
Baltimore, MD   US

Bella Books

Bella Books is the premiere publisher of vibrant and irresistible fiction for and about lesbians. From heart-pounding romance to mystery, erotica and thriller, Bella Books celebrate the girl-next-door, the best friend, the love of our life and the superwoman that exists in all of us.

Tallahassee, FL   US

Black Velvet Seductions

At Black Velvet Seductions, we publish across a wide range of romance sub-genres. Our lines represent all romantic genres from soft sweet romance to supernatural romance, domestic discipline to highly erotic romance stories containing D/s and BDSM relationships.
Vinton, IA   US

Blushing Books

We specialize in romantic spanking stories that feature stern cowboys, no-nonsense spies, knights in shining armor, and lots of other juicy plotlines.

Charlottesville, VA   US

Bold Strokes Books

Bold Strokes Books offers a diverse collection of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer general and genre fiction. Our fiction includes romance, mystery/intrigue, crime, erotica, speculative fic (sci-fi/fantasy/horror), general fiction, and young adult. Since its inception in 2004, our mission has remained unchanged: to bring quality queer fiction to readers worldwide and to support committed authors in developing their craft and reaching an ever-growing community of readers via print, digital, and audio formats.
Johnsonville, NY   US


Bookouture is a digital imprint offering BIG publisher expertise, small publisher flexibility and great royalties. We publish brilliant books. We build author brands. We create smart, effective marketing plans.
Ickenham,   UK

Circlet Press

Erotic science fiction and fantasy publishers.
Cambridge, MA   US

City Lights Press

City Lights Press is a new publishing imprint, based in Las Vegas, Nevada — we don’t have offices so that we can focus all our money on effectively publishing more books. We are dedicated to publishing romance, erotic romance, new adult and young adult reads and working with authors in all stages of their writing careers.
We are readers and writers ourselves and our aim is simple: to find and share fun, sexy, laugh-out-loud, gorgeous stories with you.
Las Vegas, NV   US

Cleis Press

Cleis Press publishes provocative, intelligent books in the areas of sexuality, gay and lesbian studies, erotica, fiction, gender studies, and human rights
Berkeley, CA   US

Constable & Robinson

Independent publishers of non fiction and fiction books, novels and ebooks including bestsellers and award winners.

Our fiction books include crime fiction from C&R Crime, the award-winning Corsair and Canvas fiction imprints, and the best in science fiction, horror fiction, fantasy fiction and erotic fiction from Mammoth books. Our non fiction books include biography and memoir, current affairs books, history books, humour and gift books, the respected Overcoming series of self help books and How To and Right Way reference books on a multitude of subjects.

In 2014, Constable & Robinson was acquired by Little, Brown Book Group.
London,   UK

Crimson Frost Books

Crimson Frost Books is an independent small press located in Kamloops, BC Canada. Our books are available in electronic format as we are an e-publisher with availability worldwide. We offer print on selected titles as well via our Amazon distributor.
Kamloops, BC   CA

Crystal Spirit Publishing

Crystal Spirit Publishing, Inc. is an independent general trade mass media book publisher specializing in Business, Children’s, Fiction, Erotica, Inspirational, Non-fiction, Poetry, Religion and Self-help books. Our mission is to develop books that are high quality and sold in book and gift stores, placed in libraries and schools and distributed as eBooks, as well as, develop aspiring writers through our author development programs.
Durham, NC   US

Daedalus Publishing

Publishers of non-fiction books about sexuality with a focus on leather/SM/fetish erotic play.
Los Angeles, CA   US

Dreamspinner Press

Dreamspinner Press is an international full-service publisher of gay romance based in the United States of America. The press now operates three imprints: Dreamspinner Press, specializing in gay romance; Harmony Ink Press, devoted to LGBTQ+ Teen and New Adult fiction; and DSP Publications, a boutique publisher of specialty genre fiction.
Tallahassee, FL   US

Ellora’s Cave

Publisher of erotic romance novels in ebook and print formats.
Akron, OH   US

Freedom of Love Press

Freedom of Love Press publishes contemporary and historical romantic fiction that appeals to general fiction and romance readers alike.
West Orange, NJ   US

Genesis Press

Genesis Press is the largest privately owned African-American book publisher in the country. Founded in Columbus, Mississippi in 1993, by two African-American attorneys, Genesis spawned the Indigo imprint, which was rapidly followed by Indigo After Dark, a series of erotica anthologies, and Love Spectrum, which portrays interracial relationships. Since then, Genesis has steadily increased its reach, and now brings its readers everything from suspense and science fiction to Christian-oriented romance and non-fiction.
Columbus, MS   US

Greenery Press

Publishes responsible nonfiction about alternative sexualities.
Eugene , OR   US

Martian Migraine Press

We are a small independent Canadian press with a focus on the weird, unusual and occasionally transgressive. Fiction that plays with boundaries before ignoring them altogether; erotica with dark humour and a taste for the outré; and poetry for people from other planets. Martian Migraine books are available almost exclusively in e-reader format through the usual fine online retailers, although we sometimes make forays into producing physical books and chapbooks in limited press runs. Mostly when we’re feeling nostalgic.
Victoria, BC   CA

Melange Books

Melange is a royalty-paying company publishing in e-books (digital formats) and print books (Print on Demand NOT mass-market print runs.) We pay authors 40% net royalties on digital formats and 10% on print. We are actively seeking submissions for the genres listed below.

Romance, sweet, sensual and erotic, westerns, science fiction, horror, contemporary, chic-lit, men's fiction, women's general fiction, action-adventure, speculative, drama, gay, lesbian, urban fantasy, paranormal, cross-genres, urban fantasy, young adult, mainstream fiction, and non-fiction. "Melange" is for every reader's taste in literature

White Bear Lake, MN   US


Phaze is the erotic romance imprint of Mundania Press, LLC., offering erotic romance and women's erotica in print and ebook formats.
Cincinnati, OH   US

Pink Flamingo Publications

An alternative press specializing in BDSM erotica.
Richland, Michigan , MI   US

Polis Books

Polis Books is an independent book publisher founded in 2013 aiming to deliver all the service and professionalism of a major trade publishing house with the innovation and speed necessary to thrive in a rapidly-changing book market.
New York, NY   US

Red Sage Publishing

Publishing romantic erotica in a variety of sub-genres.
Seminole, FL   US

Red Sage Publishing

Since 1995 Red Sage Publishing, Inc. has built its reputation by publishing excellent, sophisticated and erotic romance. As the first erotic romance publisher in the industry, our first anthology, a series of four novella length stories by Bonnie Hamre, Alice Gains, Jeanie LeGendre and Ivy Landon, Secrets Volume 1, was published in 1995. These authors are the pioneers of women’s erotic romance.

Committed to quality and sensuality, we’re constantly searching for great writers, steamy story-lines, well-crafted plots, and powerful character development regardless of genre or subgenre and we know that if an author writes what they love and readers will follow!

Seminole, FL   US

Simon & Schuster Inc

Simon & Schuster publishes over two thousand titles annually under 35 different imprints, and is one of the four largest English-language publishers.
New York, NY   US

Smutpire Press

Publishers of premium erotic romance novels in ebook format.
Lajord, SK   CA

Supposed Crimes

We focus on lesbian publishing and gay publishing. Our books feature women who love women, men who love men, bisexuals in gay, straight, poli, or other relationships, asexuals, people with diverse gender identities and racial and ethnic identities.

Our focus on genre fiction, like science fiction, westerns, and mysteries, means that our stories feature more action and adventure than most lesbian publishers and gay publishers. Many of our books and eBooks feature kick-ass heroines. This means that violence often accompanies them. Our books are not always for the squeamish.
Matthews, NC   US

Tenth Street Press

The independent Book Publisher of Fact, fiction & everything in-between.

Tenth Street is a traditional publisher that releases titles in electronic formats and print.

Currently looking to expand their catalogue of erotica.
Melbourne, VIC   AU

Text Publishing

Text Publishing is an independent, Melbourne-based publisher of literary fiction and non-fiction. Text won the Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Small Publisher of the Year in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Melbourne, VIC   AU

The Wild Rose Press

The Wild Rose Press has been publishing electronic and print titles of fiction for more than nine years. Our titles span the sub-genre spectrum from sweet to sensually erotic romance in all lengths to mainstream and womens fiction.
Adams Basin, NY   US