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Janell Agyeman, former literary agent, editor with Doubleday and administrator of Howard Publishing Institute, helps writers get published. Services include query letter, proposal, and manuscript review; publishing guidance; and project management. She works with authors who are seeking agents to uncover what might be problematic in their works and how to improve their shots at representation.

Next Steps Literary LLC | Janell Agyeman |

Black-owned WordWiser Ink offers professional editorial excellence for your copyediting and proofreading needs. They edit and proofread fiction and nonfiction; websites, blogs, and other digital content; technical, training, business, and medical documents, knowledge base (online help systems, wikis, FAQs, directories), and more.  

WordWiser Ink LLC | Copyeditors & Proofreaders |

Our professionals directory offers a number of experienced freelance Black developmental, line, and copy editors, proofreaders, manuscript analysts, sensitivity readers, and coaches.

Black Editors & Proofreaders Network |

With her exceptional customer service, in-depth know-how, and impeccable quality, Houston, Texas, USA-based DTPerfect is our recommendation for interior book layout and design.

DTPerfect LLC | Elena Reznikova | Book Designer | 303.668.2366 |

SheerGenius provides 5-star rated book cover and graphic, web, and mobile app design to fit your budget. The Mississippi-based designer offers quick turnaround, exceptional customer service, and professional-quality book covers at a price you’ll appreciate.

SheerGenius Marketing & Design Agency | | Portfolio | ORDER HERE

Navi of Northshore Graphic Studios offers gorgeous book cover design, professional branding and branding materials (banners, business cards, bookmarks, etc.), video trailers, publishing solutions and children’s book illustrations. Northshore offers a 20% discount to verified BWC members. #BlackOwned

Northshore Graphics Studios | Navi | | Portfolio |

Don’t want to “DIY” your book production? If you’d rather hire seasoned pros offering the highest level of support with hundreds of satisfied clients, here’s an option for you. The book production package includes manuscript copyediting and proofreading, interior layout, and cover design. Pricing typically ranges $3,500-$6,000 with installment payment plans available. Writing coaching and book launch marketing also available. BWC members save 10%. Contact us for code.

With over 200 narrators, this company covers mainstream books, audio for young listeners, Christian fiction and nonfiction, and inspirational/motivational stories. The Audio Flow, LLC / Three One Six Audio | Jocqueline M. Protho | |

It’s easy to find books by Black authors and books on writing and publishing, but what about books on writing and publishing by Black authors

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