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Christina Orlando

Christina is a champion for diversity in the lit community, and is dedicated to supporting marginalized voices across the publishing industry. She lives in New York, sports seven literary tattoos, loves all media, and is a Slytherin forever. Follow her on Twitter @cxorlando

15 WoC Poets to Read During National Poetry Month

Women of color poets to read during National Poetry Month and also all the months. Just all the months.

5 Diverse Anthologies to Add To Your Shelf

Anthologies of literary fiction, YA stories, and speculative fiction, all from people of color and/or LGBTQ+ voices.

How PoC-Only Bookstore Duende District is Changing the Game

Angela Spring has launched a pop-up, mobile bookstore that only sells work by people of color. Here, we chat with her about trends, customer experiences, and the joys and troubles of her job.

Adventures of a Bookworm on Tinder

bookworm on Tinder

4 Podcasts Hosted by Writers

Podcasts hosted by writers about poetry, food, creativity, and more.

10 Unmissable LGBTQ+ Poets

10 contemporary LGBTQ+ poets writing about the queer experience.

20 Bookstagrammers of Color to Follow

Diversify your bookstagram feed and get more #ownvoices recommendations with these great bookstagrammers of color (and from all over the world).

Reading with Mom: 6 Books She Loved and 1 She Didn’t

A Rioter who started an informal book club with her mother talks about the books they both loved, and the one that was "too weird."

My Intersectional Nonfiction 2018 Reading List

One reader on the nonfiction about race, feminism, and sexuality she wants to read in 2018.

Behind the Scenes at a Bookish Subscription Box

How the owner of Muse Monthly, a books-and-tea subscription box, picks the books that go in the boxes each month.