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Today is the First National Black Authors Day!

This May 4th is the first National Black Authors Day! The day's founder spoke to us about the day's purpose and how it came to be.

30 Must-Read SFF Books By Black Authors

These fantastic SFF books by Black authors reach back into the past, look ahead to the future, and conceptualize new worlds.

8 Affrilachian Poetry Collections That Need to Be on Your TBR

Get to know Affrilachian poetry with this guide to outstanding reads, including Make Me Rain.

A #CancelCanadaDay Reading List to Learn about Colonialism and Racism in Canada

In light of #CancelCanadaDay, we present this reading list to learn more about racism in the country, including Seven Fallen Feathers by Tanya Talaga and more books.

8 of the Best New and Upcoming 2021 SFF Books By Black Authors

Grab your TBR list, and get ready to do some preordering or put these 2021 SFF books by Black authors on your library holds list, including Sorrowland by Rivers Solomon.

2021 LGBTQ Books by Black Authors to Preorder (And 10 That Are Already Out)

Here are 39 LGBTQ books by Black authors out this year, from poetry and memoirs to fantasy, romance, and YA, including A Master of Djinn by P. Djèlí Clark.

6 Black Indie SFF Writers You Should Be Reading

Here are some under the radar Black indie SFF writers that deserve way more attention than they're getting. Give their books a look!

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.