Black Book Shops/Publishers/Outlets

LONDON

 

NORTH LONDON

New Beacon Books  76 Stroud Green, Finsbury Park, London, N4  3EN www.newbeaconbooks.com

Pepukayi Books The Maa Maat Cultural Centre, 366a High Road, Tottenham, N17 9HT http://pepukayisbooks.com/

All Eyes on Egipt Bookstore  124a West Green Road, Tottenham, London, N15 5AA  https://twitter.com/aeoe_tottenham

BIS Publications PO Box 14918  N17  8WJ   0845  226  4066  www.bispublications1.blogspot.co.uk/

The Ankh Wellbeing Centre  221 High Road, Wilesden, London, NW10 2RY 07827232546

SOUTH LONDON

Adonis & Abbey Publishers  PO Box 4433418, London, SE11, 4XZ Telephone: 0207 733 8803  www.adonisandabbey.com

Pempamsie   102 Brixton Hill, Brixton, London,  SW2, 1AH  0207 678 2555 www.pempamsie.com

Pempamsie   219 London Road, Mitcham,  CR4 2JD 0208 089 7961 https://www.pempamsie.com

Moremi Books: Market stall located on Brixton Station Road Thursday  – Saturday, 9am – 5pm  moremiayoone@yahoo.co.uk / https://www.facebook.com/Moremi-Books

Tamare House Publishers 25 Brixton Station Road, Brixton, London SW2, Telephone: 0207 978 8321 www.tamarehouse.com

Books of Africa  16 Overhill Road, East Dulwich SE22 0PH  07931 876013  www.booksofafrica.com

Round Table books : 97 Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London, SW9 8PS https://www.roundtablebooks.co.uk/

Faunteewrites Publishing  https://www.fauntee.co.uk/

Knights Of   http://knightsof.media/

EAST LONDON

Mama Afrika Kulcha Shap 282 High Road, Leyton E10, 5PW Telephone: 0208 539 2154

Cassava Republic Press UK, 9 Eri Studio C11, Mainyard Studios, 94 Wallis Rd, London E9 5LN

WEST  LONDON

DJED The New Shepherds Bush Market, UNIT L32- L34 Uxbridge Road, London W2 8LF Telephone: 0208 743 1985 /07836 355 416 / 07946 743 108

Jacaranda Books Arts & Music: 27 Old Gloucester Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1N 3AX  www.jacarandabooksartmusic.co.uk 

Little Drum Publishing                                                                      https://littledrumpublishing.com 

Tamarind Books Ltd  61 – 63 Uxbridge Road, London W5 5SA  www.tamarindbooks.co.uk

OUTSIDE LONDON

The Afrikan People Shop 14 Radford Road Hyson Green Nottingham NG7 5FS 07952369112

Marcia M Publishing https://www.marciampublishing.com 

African Books Collective PO Box 721 Oxford OX1 9EN UK TEL/FAX +44 (0) 1869 349110 www.africanbookscollective.com

Hansib Publications PO Box 226 Hertford Hertfordshire SG14 3WY 0208 523 0888 www.hansib-books.com

MyBookbasket  Unit 9 Market Village, OneStop Shopping Centre, Walsall Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham B42 1AA  www.mybookbasket.com

Peepaltree press Publishers 17 Kings Avenue, Leeds, LS6, 1QS Telephone: 01132451703 www.peepaltreepress.com

Ayebia Clarke Literary Agency & Publishing Ltd 7 Syringa Walk Banbury Oxfordshire, OX16 1FR UK Tel: +44 (0)1295 709228 Fax: +44 (0)1295 267681 email: info@ayebia.co.uk  www.ayebia.co.uk

ONLINE ONLY

This is Book Love: Travelling Multicultural Book Carnival  www.thisisbooklove.com

No Ordinary Bookshop  www.noordinarybookshop.co.uk/

Happy to BME  www.happytobme.co.uk 

Little Drum Publishing                                                                      https://littledrumpublishing.com 

Hashtag Press  https://www.hashtagpress.co.uk/

Conscious Dreams Publishing https://consciousdreamspublishing.com/ 

Peaches Publications http://www.peachespublications.co.uk/

Onwe Press https://www.onwepress.com 

Dark Books https://www.darkbooks.co.uk/

Alanna Books https://alannabooks.weebly.com/

Just Like Me Books  https://www.justlikemebooks.co.uk/

JLG Publishing https://www.jlgpublishing.co.uk/

Casey Elisha Books https://www.caseyelishabooks.com/

Black Star Books https://www.blackstarbooks.co.uk/

Black History Books https://blackhistorybooks.uk/

Akinster Books http://www.akinsterbooks.co.uk/#/

K&M Publishing House http://kandmpublishinghouse.com/

39 responses to “Black Book Shops/Publishers/Outlets

  1. Does Maafia Books still operate in Hackney?

  2. Hi
    Love this site and believe it is totally necessary but I’ve clicked on some of your publilshers only to find that the site has moved or it is simply not there. Are you planning to update your blogroll, as it is so difficutl to find black publishers in the UK. Many thanks and keep up the good work!

  3. We seem to be losing more of our bookshops in Hackney. The main one and most established was Centerprise which was unfortunatly closed down recently. At one point we had about 5/6 black bookshops within the borough which catered for our community, now we have one holding the fort Muatta Books

  4. New Beacon Books in Stroud Green North London is jammed packed and up to date with the latest. Kizala in Croydon is mix of books, cards etc. It’s really an attractive shop, and it’s been there for some while.
    I agree, that as a black book lover, after the defunct Head Start in West Green Road in my native Tottenham, Centreprise was the next best place in getting books plus advise on creative writing, but no more.

  5. I am a young writer searching for a publisher and found this site invaluable, thank you.

  6. David Ssembajjo

    I am a self published African writer and I would like to bring to your attention some of the books I have published which include: The Stolen Gift, a Journey to Maleba, Chronicles of a Soldier and Servants of the Underground. Please can you help me reach your audience who might be interested to read the above books in your forum. My books have been reviewed in The Voice and East African magazine.

  7. Looking for a publisher! Written 35 novels and 200 short stories.
    grubstreetgill@gmail.com

  8. We’re putting on a production of Fix Up by Kwame Kwei-Armah at Tower Theatre (N16) in June. This play is set in a Tottenham bookstore dedicated to black history. For the set we need access to a lot of books. Could you recommend anywhere we could hire appropriate books for a two-week run or where we could buy second hand books at a cheap rate?

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  27. gillian currier

    I am a preschool teacher of 40years in a predominantly white middle England community and have tried for years to bring in a larger variety of children’s books/music , can you help me, I want to get the early years programming more inclusive.
    Thank you Gillian .

    • Hi Gillian If u need help with finding Black childrens books for the preschool children I am in the process if dedicating a page in the blog strictly for Black authors who specialise in childrens books. Some of them self publish as well. Stay tuned.

  28. Peace be upon you. I am Dr. Douglas E. Thomas from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I am college professor and founder of blackpoliticalexodus.com. I gathered hundreds of books from the Langston Hughes Library in New York City several years ago and would love to donate some to you. As you know we are locked downed here in the states as elsewhere around the world. Once the lockdown is lifted—hopefully soon, I could bring some books with me to the UK, which would be less costly than sending them. Please keep my contact and I expect to see you soon.

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  34. such a great forum thanks

  35. such a great forum thanks

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