Have you written an erotica story and want to publish it is a digital book?
Below you’ll find 17 top erotica ebook publishers.
1. Cleis Press
Cleis Press is an independent US-based publishing company that specializes in producing works of romance and erotica for all sexual preferences. Some of their bestsellers include books like “The Ultimate Guide to Kink: BDSM, Role Play and the Erotic Edge" by Tristan Taormino, “Asarotica" by Asa Akira, and “Lucky Jim" by James Hart.
Cleis Press is currently accepting book proposals via email or regular mail. They are primarily interested in working with authors of literary fiction, romance, erotica, sex guides, memoirs, and LGBTQ studies. If you believe your book would be a good fit with Cleis Press, be sure to review their submission guidelines before sending your work in for consideration.
With their first release in 2006, The Wild Rose Press is an independent publishing company that produces books is both eBook and traditional print formats. They’re able to publish books on platforms like Kobo, iTunes, Kindle, Barnes & Noble, and Scribd to help their authors reach a wide range of readers around the world. They publish everything from romance, women’s fiction, mystery thrillers, an even erotica.
Through their subdivision Scarlet Rose, they are happy to accept manuscript submissions for erotica for all types of sexual relationships. They’re actively looking for fresh content with strong narratives and believable characters to make for an entertaining and steamy read. You can submit a query via email. Be sure to detail your book’s genre, it’s title, word count, provide a brief synopsis, and the first five pages of your manuscript in the body of the email.
Phaze is an imprint of Mundania Press, LLC that was founded in 2004 with the express aim of publishing women’s romance and erotica. They’re able to publish books in traditional print, audiobook, and even eBook formats to help their authors expand their reach and better distribute their content. They’ve published several award-winning books and have worked with many different bestselling authors. Some of their latest releases include “The Road to Beira" by Adam Mann, “Thanks for Everything" by Shawn Bailey, and “Weekend at the Beach" by Veronica Tower.
Phaze is unfortunately closed to submissions at this time, but you’re strongly encouraged to check back at a later date when this status may change. For more information or general inquiries, you can contact the team at Phaze via email.
Established in 2004, Black Velvet Seduction sis an independent publishing company that specializes in publishing romance and erotica eBooks. Many of their titles are available through platforms like Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Nobel, iBooks, Smashwords, Kobo, Lulu, Oyster, and more. Some of their erotica titles include “Dark Awakening" by Karlene Cameron, “Playing by His Rules" by Glenda Horsfall, and “Only the Lonely" by Susan Gabriel.
Black Velvet Seductions is currently accepting manuscript submissions for erotica via email. They ask that submissions be a minimum of 8k words in length to be considered for eBook publication, and a minimum of 30k for traditional print. They are actively looking for action and adventure romances, BDSM romances, and power exchange romances. For more information, you can review their submission guidelines.
Established in 1994 by husband and wife Lizabeth and Ken Dusseau, Pink Flamingo was one of the very first publishers specializing in fringe erotica. Some of their latest releases include “Forbidden Pleasures" by Don Julian Winslow, “The Male Concubine" by Chris Bellows, “Adult Education" by Patrick Richards. They publish their books in eBook format only and have a wide variety of sub-genres, including fem-dom, science fiction, spanking, LGBT erotica, and more.
The team at Pink Flamingo Media is currently accepting submissions for various types of erotica books. They have a very detailed writer’s guideline, found here. Submissions can be sent via email, and should include a cover letter that provides your contact information, a brief description of your book, its sexual category, an any relevant information about yourself and your publication history.
Smutpire Press is a recently established independent publishing company that operates entirely on a digital front. They specialize in romance and erotica, and have previously published authors of short stories and novel-length projects to add to their ever-growing catalogue. They’ve published a wide range of series including Seduced in Sin City by Chelsea Cash, The Billionaire Next Door series by Lacy Ryder, and Naughty Menage by Kenzie Haven.
Smutpire Press is currently not looking for new authors, but you’re strongly encouraged to check back at a later date. In the meantime, you can review their submission guidelines to prepare your project for consideration. For more information or general inquiries, you can also contact the team through their website’s online contact form.
Originally founded in 1999 under the business name ABCD Graphics, Blushing Books has become one of the top independent eBook publishing companies on the web. The specialize in publishing romance and erotica, and have produced titles like “Captured Desire" by Tasha Winters, “Break My Chains" by Nicolina Martin, and “Safe Passage" by Cora Montgomery.
They are currently open to accepting manuscript submissions. You’re strongly encouraged to review their submissions guidelines to get a better sense of what they’re looking for. The team at Blushing Books is primarily interested in stories from the point of view of the heroine, and they are more than happy to consider varying levels of “hotness." You can enter your submission through their online submissions form. If interested in your project, a member of their editorial team should reach out to you promptly for more information.
Circlet Press was founded in 1992 to publish romance and erotica under the genres of science fiction and fantasy in eBook format. They publish books with regards to a wide range of sexual orientations and themes, including cyberpunk, steampunk, and urban fantasy erotica and romance. Some of their titles include “This World Between: Erotic Stories" by Monique Piorier, “Tales from the Arena: Playing for Keeps" by award-winning author Elizabeth Schechter, and “Wishbone" by Lauren P. Burka.
Circlet Press is unfortunately not accepting any new books at this time, but it’s a good idea to check back at a later date when this status may change. For more information, you can find the company’s comprehensive submission guidelines here.
Erotic Pleasures Publishing is an imprint of Wolfpack Publishing that specializes in all things erotica. Some of their titles include “Where’s There’s Smoke" by Laurence Cole, “Lessons Learned: A BDSM Menage Novella" by Samantha Powers, and “Thorne’s Rose" by Christine Ashworth. All of Erotic Pleasures Publishing’s books can be found in eBook format, helping their authors take advantage of a rapidly digitizing and expansive market.
They are currently not accepting unsolicited manuscripts at this time, but encourage you to check back at a later date. For general inquiries or more information, you can reach their team through their website’s online contact form.
Martian Migraine Press is a small independent Canadian publishing company that tackles stories of a slightly more experimental nature. From erotica to dark humor to stories about creatures from outer space, Maritain Migraine Press is an excellent choice for those authors of truly unique stories. Their erotica catalogue includes the books from the Blackstone series by Justine Geofrey.
Their open call for submissions recently ended in November of 2018 and will reopen come March of 2019. If you believe your book may be a good fit with this publishing company, it’s definitely recommended that you check back at a later date.
Established in 1992, Daedalus Publishing is one of the leading publishers of nonfiction books about sexual subject matter. Based out of Los Angeles, Daedalus Publishing’s main goal is to educate and promote the sexually adventurous, having published several guides on eroticism and more, and all in eBook format. Some of their titles include “Leatherfolk" by Mark Thompson, “Painfully Obvious" by Robert Davolt, and “Ties that Bind" by Guy Baldwin.
While they’re not actively seeking new manuscripts at this time, you’re more than welcome to submit a query letter via email. If you’re an author with literary representation, it’s highly advised that you have your literary agent submit a query letter or book proposal on your behalf. If interested in your project, a member of their editorial team will reach out to you to discuss your book in more detail. You should definitely browse through their existing catalogue to make sure that your project is a good fit.
Decadent Publishing is a leading independent eBook publisher of romance and erotica. They have published a wide range of titles geared toward many different sexuality preferences, including books like “Perfect for Her" by Kathleen Ann Gallaher, “Lethally Yours" by Denise A. Agnew, and the Hot Moon Rising series by Desiree Holt.
They are currently accepting manuscripts for romance fiction at this time, with acceptable levels of “hotness." You can review their submission guidelines here. They prefer projects to be a minimum of 15k words in length, and are currently interested in MM, paranormal, science fiction, BDSM, and contemporary themes. All submissions can be submitted via email or regular mail.
13. JMS Books
Founded in 2010, JMS Books is an independent publishing company that specializes in producing romance and erotica eBooks geared toward the LGBTQ+ community. Some of their gay erotica titles include “Ambush" by J.M. Snyder, “Long Time Coming" by Gavin Atlas, and “The Hiding Place" by Wayne Mansfield.
They are currently open for submissions via email, and you’re strongly encouraged to check out their open submission calls. They prefer to work with authors of stories that are a minimum of 40k words in length to be considered for eBook publication, and over 60k in length to be considered for paperback formats. They are currently interested in MM romance and erotic romances, as well as contemporary FF sweet romances, and MMF bisexual menages.
14. Storm Moon Press
Founded in 2010, Storm Moon Press is an independent electronic publishing company that specializes in romance and erotica for the LGBTQ+ community. Some of their newest releases include “Street Magic" by Raven de Hart, “Human Rights’ by S.L. Armstrong, and “Power In the Blood" by Angelia Sparrow.
They are unfortunately closed to unsolicited submissions at this time, but you’re more than welcome to submit a query letter to express your interest in working with the company. You can review their detailed submission guidelines to be sure your project meets Storm Moon Press’ requirements. For general inquiries or more information, you can contact the team at Storm Moon Press via email.
Dreamspinner Press is an independent publishing company that produces works of gay romantic and erotic fiction, primarily in eBook format. Established in 2007, Dreamspinner Press has a growing community of likeminded readers and authors who are constantly on the lookout for the latest and most entertaining stories. Some of their erotic romance titles include “Eye of the Dragon" by Ba Tortuga, “Tempt Me" by Remmy Duchene, and “Open Hearts" by Logan Meredith.
Dreamspinner Press currently has several open calls for submissions in different categories like contemporary romance, BDSM, and paranormal romance and eroticism. For more information, click here. For more information or general inquiries, you can contact the team through their website’s online contact form.
16. Totally Bound
Totally Bound is a division of Totally Entwined, a publishing company that was founded in 2006 with the express purpose of offering the reading community a wide range of high-quality romance and erotic romance books, primarily in eBook format. Some of their latest releases include “Romancing Rebecca" by January Bain, the Bondage Seduction series by Tori Carson, and “Bound by Desire’ by Wendi Zwaduk.
Totally Bound is currently open for submissions, with specific interest in erotic romances and sweet romance manuscripts between 10k to 100k in length. The editorial team at Totally Bound is interested in stories that feature slightly more risqué adult subject matter like harems, menages, dark romances, and even BDSM. You can review their submission guidelines to find out more. All submissions can be sent via email.
17. ImaJinn Books
Based out of Memphis, Tennessee, ImaJinn Books is an electronic imprint of BelleBooks that publishes a wide range of romance and erotica in eBook format. They publish an impressive variety of subgenres, including contemporary romances, mystery and suspense, new adult and erotica, historical romance, and even science fiction and fantasy. Some of their most recent titles include “Quinn: Vampires in America" by D.B. Reynolds, “Touch of Lightning" by Carin Raferty, and “Venus Rising" by Kaitlin Bevis.
ImaJinn is unfortunately closed for submissions, but will reopen in September of 2019. For general inquiries or more information you can contact the team at ImaJinn through their website’s online contact form.
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K. Z. Kwan is a freelance writer based out of Halifax, Canada.