Black Bookish Resources

Black Bookish Resources


Black Owned Bookstores: Click the link to see a list of black owned bookstores in your state.  

In my state of Indiana, Brain Lair Books in South Bend is doing the thing! They have quite the extensive horror selection too!




Charnaie put together a great list of Publishers Specializing in Diversity over on her blog, Here Wee Read.  Make sure you subscribe to connect with even more diverse and inclusive books!

Graydon House, a subsidiary of Harper Collins, is accepting unagented submissions from Black authors until Sept. 8. If they make an offer, they will recommend agents to you. Send pitch letter and the first 30 pages to: GHSubmissions@Harpercollins.com.




Penguin House put out a list of horror books by African American authors and I have several author additions to the list:

Chesye Burke                              Qwantu Amaru                         Nalo Hopkinson
Tananarive Due                           Colson Whitehead                   Justina Ireland
Linda D Addison                         Samuel R Delany                     Tade Thompson
Wrath James White                     Brian Barr




This list is no where a complete list of resources.  I will make every effort to keep updated frequently.  If you have bookstore, publisher, or author suggestions, please share in a comment and I will include on the next update. 

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