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21 Queer Women of Color Books You Have To Read!

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Danika Ellis

Associate Editor

Danika spends most of her time talking about queer women books at the Lesbrary. Blog: The Lesbrary Twitter: @DanikaEllis

Danika Ellis

Associate Editor

Danika spends most of her time talking about queer women books at the Lesbrary. Blog: The Lesbrary Twitter: @DanikaEllis

I love reading bi and lesbian books, but that subcategory is…pretty white, as a whole. There are some amazing women of color writing queer women books, but they can be hard to find. This is far, far from a definitive list! These are only the books that I personally have and can recommend. (Titles are listed below the graphics.) Please add in your own recommendations for queer women of color books in the comments!

Fiction:

Fabulism & Magical Realism:

Poetry:

  • Bodymap by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

Historical/Alternate History:

Werebears:

Vampires:

Sci-Fi:

Fantasy:

Comics:

Memoirs:

Let me know in the comments what queer women of color books I’ve missed!