#black authors

5 Black Women Writers Trace Slavery Across Genres

Find stories that explore slavery and its far-reaching and lasting consequences in these books about slavery by Black women writers.

Brilliant Black British Theatre To Read

Black British theatre is some of the best theatre out there! We need these compelling stories now more than ever, like Leave Taking by Winsome Pinnock.

11 Black Sci-Fi Authors To Read Right Now

Get to know the work of these Black science fiction authors, from the established and prolific to debut authors shaking up the genre like Cinderella is Dead author Kalynn Bayron.

6 of the Best South African Black Authors Writing About Race

If you're looking for conversations on race and Blackness in South Africa, look to these South African authors as a starting point.

20 Must-Read Black Authors of LGBTQ Books

Black girls falling in love, SFF adventures in South Africa, and memoirs about being Black and queer. These are some must-read LGBTQ books by Black authors, like Here Comes the Sun and Patsy by Nicole Y. Dennis-Benn.

#BlackPublishingPower Initiative Urges Readers To Buy Books By Black Authors

The #BlackoutBestsellerList and #BlackPublishingPower initiatives urge readers to buy two books by Black authors from June 14-June 21st in an effort to amplify Black voices.

6 of the Best Audiobooks by Queer Black Authors

Celebrate and uplift some necessary voices by checking out these audiobooks by queer Black authors and supporting their work.

45 Upcoming Books By Black Authors You Can Preorder Right Now

Support Black voices and get into a great read--add these upcoming books by Black authors, releasing June through the end of the year, to your TBR.

Books That Bring Us Together

On how books can be grounding during times of struggle and uncertainty.

12 Must-Read Authors According to Toni Morrison

In honor of Toni Morrison's birthday, we have a list of authors recommended by Toni Morrison that you should add to your TBR, expeditiously!

19 Black Children’s Books by Black Authors

This list of Black children's books by Black authors are ones which you may want to get for the kiddos in your life (or your own library).

Black and Bookish Creators You Can Support Today and Everyday

We want to celebrate the contributions of black Americans with action--check out this list of Black bookish creators you can support year-round.

Books by Black Authors That Should Be on Everyone’s Bookshelves

Black History Month may be over, but people can celebrate black authors every single day.