Black and Proud: Titles By and About Black LGBTQ+ People

Titles by and about Black LGBTQ+ people

Rainbow Milk: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385547062
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Published: Doubleday - June 8th, 2021

"The kind of novel you never knew you were waiting for." --Marlon James

An essential and revelatory coming-of-age narrative from a thrilling new voice, Rainbow Milk follows nineteen-year-old Jesse McCarthy as he grapples with his racial and sexual identities against the backdrop of his Jehovah's Witness upbringing.


Black Girl, Call Home Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780593197141
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Published: Berkley - March 9th, 2021

A Most Anticipated Book of 2021 by Oprah Magazine  Time •  Vogue • Vulture  Essence • Elle • Cosmopolitan  Real Simple 


Beyond Homophobia: Centring LGBTQ Experiences in the Anglophone Caribbean Cover Image
By Moji Anderson (Editor), Erin C. MacLeod (Editor), Nikoli Attai (Contribution by)
$45.00
ISBN: 9789766407445
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Published: University of the West Indies Press - June 11th, 2020

Beyond Homophobia: Centring LGBTQ Experiences in the Anglophone Caribbean aims to disrupt the conventional rendering of the Caribbean as uniquely and deeply homophobic by focusing on the experiences and agency of LGBTQ people in the region.


An Unkindness of Ghosts Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781617755880
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Published: Akashic Books - October 3rd, 2017

One of the Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of the past decade, selected by NPR

A Best Book of 2017: NPR, The Guardian, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, Bustle, Bookish, Barnes & Noble, Chicago Public Library, Book Scrolling.

CLMP Firecracker Award Winner

A Stonewall Book Award Honor Book


The Deep Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534439870
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - August 4th, 2020

Octavia E. Butler meets Marvel’s Black Panther in The Deep, a story rich with Afrofuturism, folklore, and the power of memory, inspired by the Hugo Award–nominated song “The Deep” from Daveed Diggs’s rap group Clipping.


Sorrowland: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374266776
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Published: MCD - May 4th, 2021

A triumphant, genre-bending breakout novel from one of the boldest new voices in contemporary fiction


Big Freedia: God Save the Queen Diva! Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781982160302
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Published: Gallery Books - December 1st, 2020

From the eponymous star of one of the most popular reality shows in Fuse’s history, this no-holds-barred memoir and “snappily dictated story of inverted cultural norms in the wards of New Orleans” (East Bay Express) reveals the fascinating truth about a gay, self-proclaimed mama’s boy who exploded onto the formerly underground Bounce music scene and


None Like Us: Blackness, Belonging, Aesthetic Life (Theory Q) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781478001508
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Published: Duke University Press - November 26th, 2018

It passes for an unassailable truth that the slave past provides an explanatory prism for understanding the black political present. In None Like Us Stephen Best reappraises what he calls "melancholy historicism"-a kind of crime scene investigation in which the forensic imagination is directed toward the recovery of a "we" at the point of "our" violent origin.


The She Said Dialogues: Flesh Memory Cover Image
By Akilah Oliver, Tracie Morris (Foreword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781643620343
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Published: Nightboat Books - January 5th, 2021

In her original author's note to the 1999 edition, Akilah Oliver writes,"What I am trying to do in these poems is investigate the non-linear synapses between desire, memory, blackness (as both a personal identity and a non-essentialist historical notion), sexuality and language." the she said dialogues: flesh memory proves to be not only still timely twenty years later, but essential reading for u


Homie: Poems Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781644450109
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Published: Graywolf Press - January 21st, 2020

FINALIST FOR THE 2020 NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR POETRY
FINALIST FOR THE 2021 NAACP IMAGE AWARD FOR POETRY

Danez Smith is our president


Queen of the Conquered (Islands of Blood and Storm #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316454933
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Published: Orbit - November 12th, 2019

An ambitious and unflinching tale of colonialism, conquest, and revenge, Queen of the Conquered begins a powerful fantasy series set in a Caribbean-inspired world. 

*Named one of TIME's Top 100 Fantasy Books Of All Time
* World Fantasy Award for Best Novel, winner


On the islands of Hans Lollik, Sigourney Rose was the only


This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062820235
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Published: Balzer + Bray - December 17th, 2019

~Lambda Literary Award finalist for the best LGBT YA novel of 2018~

A fresh, charming rom-com perfect for fans of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda and Boy Meets Boy about Nathan Bird, who has sworn off happy endings but is sorely tested when his former best friend, Ollie, moves back to town.


King of the Rising (Islands of Blood and Storm #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316454940
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Published: Orbit - December 1st, 2020

King of the Rising is the searing conclusion to an unflinching and powerful Caribbean-inspired fantasy series about colonialism, resilience, and defiance.


Hurricane Child (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338129311
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 1st, 2019

Prepare to be swept up by this exquisite novel that reminds us that grief and love can open the world in mystical ways.

Winner of the Stonewall Book AwardWinner of the Lambda Literary AwardCaroline Murphy is a Hurricane Child.Being born during a hurricane is unlucky, and 12-year-old Caroline has had her share of bad luck lately.


Honey Girl Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780778311027
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Published: Park Row - February 23rd, 2021

Named Most Anticipated of 2021 by Oprah Magazine * Marie Claire * Ms. Magazine * E * Parade Magazine * Buzzfeed * Cosmo * The Rumpus * GoodReads * Autostraddle * Brit & Co * Refinery29 * Betches * BookRiot and others

A LibraryReads Pick

"HONEY GIRL is an emotional, heartfelt, charming debut, and I loved every moment of it."


Queer Times, Black Futures (Sexual Cultures #30) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780814748336
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Published: New York University Press - April 16th, 2019

Finalist, 2019 Lambda Literary Award in LGBTQ Studies

A profound intellectual engagement with Afrofuturism and the philosophical questions of space and time


100 Boyfriends Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374538989
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Published: MCD x FSG Originals - February 2nd, 2021

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice. Longlisted for the 2021 Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize. "This hurricane of delirious, lonely, lewd tales is a taxonomy and grand unified theory of the boyfriend, in every tense." --Parul Sehgal, The New York Times


Red at the Bone: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525535287
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 1st, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

"A spectacular novel that only this legend can pull off." -Ibram X. Kendi, #1 New York Times-bestselling author of  HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST, in The Atlantic


Niña morena sueña / Brown Girl Dreaming Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781644733295
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Published: Vintage Espanol - August 24th, 2021

TIMES 2020, los 100 mejores libros juveniles de todos los tiempos
National Book Award Winner

Coretta Scott King Award Winner
Newbery Honor Book
Robert F. Sibert Informational Honor Book
 


Rice: A Savor the South Cookbook (Savor the South Cookbooks) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781469660240
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - March 1st, 2021

Among the staple foods most welcomed on southern tables--and on tables around the world--rice is without question the most versatile. As Michael W. Twitty observes, depending on regional tastes, rice may be enjoyed at breakfast, lunch, and dinner; as main dish, side dish, and snack; in dishes savory and sweet.


Mouths of Rain: An Anthology of Black Lesbian Thought Cover Image
By Briona Simone Jones (Editor)
$22.99
ISBN: 9781620975763
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Published: New Press - February 23rd, 2021

A Ms. magazine, Refinery29, and Lambda Literary Most Anticipated Read of 2021

A groundbreaking collection tracing the history of intellectual thought by Black Lesbian writers, in the tradition of The New Press's perennial seller Words of Fire


Giovanni's Room (Vintage International) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345806567
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Published: Vintage - September 12th, 2013

Set among the bohemian bars and nightclubs of 1950s Paris, this groundbreaking novel about love and the fear of love is "a book that belongs in the top rank of fiction" (The Atlantic).

In the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, a young man finds himself caught between desire and conventional morality. 


Zami: A New Spelling of My Name: A Biomythography Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780895941220
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Published: Crossing Press - January 1st, 1982

“ZAMI is a fast-moving chronicle. From the author’s vivid childhood memories in Harlem to her coming of age in the late 1950s, the nature of Audre Lorde’s work is cyclical. It especially relates the linkage of women who have shaped her . . . Lorde brings into play her craft of lush description and characterization. It keeps unfolding page after page.”—Off Our Backs


African Sexualities: A Reader Cover Image
By Sylvia Tamale (Editor)
$38.50
ISBN: 9780857490162
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Published: Pambazuka Press - October 15th, 2015

A groundbreaking book, accessible but scholarly, by African activists. It usesresearch, life stories, and artistic expressionincluding essays, case studies, poetry, news clips, songs, fiction, memoirs, letters, interviews, short film scripts, and photographsto examine dominant and deviant sexualities and investigate the intersections between sex, power, masculinities, and femininities.


Unapologetic: A Black, Queer, and Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807019412
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Published: Beacon Press - August 28th, 2018

A manifesto from one of America's most influential activists which disrupts political, economic, and social norms by reimagining the Black Radical Tradition.


Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807872260
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - September 1st, 2011

Giving voice to a population too rarely acknowledged, Sweet Tea collects more than sixty life stories from black gay men who were born, raised, and continue to live in the South. E.


Felix Ever After Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062820259
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 5th, 2020

A Stonewall Honor Book * A Time Magazine Best YA Book of All Time

From Stonewall and Lambda Award–winning author Kacen Callender comes a revelatory YA novel about a transgender teen grappling with identity and self-discovery while falling in love for the first time.


How Long 'til Black Future Month?: Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316491372
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Published: Orbit - August 13th, 2019

Three-time Hugo Award winner and NYT bestselling author N. K. Jemisin challenges and delights readers with thought-provoking narratives of destruction, rebirth, and redemption that sharply examine modern society in her first collection of short fiction, which includes never-before-seen stories.


The Broken Earth Trilogy: The Fifth Season, The Obelisk Gate, The Stone Sky Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316527194
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Published: Orbit - August 4th, 2015

This collectable boxed set edition includes all three books in N. K. Jemisin's incredible NYT bestselling and three-time Hugo award-winning Broken Earth Trilogy.

This complete collection would be a great gift for any occasion and includes The Fifth Season, The Obelisk Gate, and The Stone Sky.

This is the way the world ends for the last time. . .


Can't Escape Love: A Reluctant Royals Novella Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062931900
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Published: Avon Impulse - April 30th, 2019

Alyssa Cole delivers another fun, sexy romance novella in the Reluctant Royals series!


Once Ghosted, Twice Shy: A Reluctant Royals Novella Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062931870
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Published: Avon Impulse - February 19th, 2019

Alyssa Cole returns with a fun, sexy romance novella in the Reluctant Royals series!


A Prince on Paper: Reluctant Royals Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062685582
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Published: Avon - April 30th, 2019

Named one of Amazon's Best Romances of May!

The Reluctant Royals series returns with a good girl searching for the life that’s not too big, and not too small, and the bad boy prince who might be just right for her…


King and the Dragonflies Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338129335
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 4th, 2020

A 2021 Coretta Scott King Honor Book!

Winner of the 2020 National Book Award for Young People's Literature!

Winner of the 2020 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction and Poetry!

In a small but turbulent Louisiana town, one boy's grief takes him beyond the bayous of his backyard, to learn that there is no right way to be yourself.


The Black Flamingo Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062990297
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 26th, 2020

Stonewall Book Award Winner * A Time Magazine Best YA Book Of All Time

A fierce coming-of-age verse novel about identity and the power of drag, from acclaimed poet and performer Dean Atta. Perfect for fans of Elizabeth Acevedo, Jason Reynolds, and Kacen Callender.


Patsy: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781631497896
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Published: Liveright - May 26th, 2020

Best Books of 2019: Washington Post • O, The Oprah MagazineTime • NPR • People • Buzzfeed
A TODAY Show #ReadWithJenna Book Club Selection
Winner • Lambda Literary Award [Lesbian Fiction]
A Washington Post Lily Lit Club Selection
Longlisted • PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction


Just As I Am: A Novel (Invisible Life Trilogy #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385469708
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Published: Anchor - February 15th, 1995

E. Lynn Harris's blend of rich, romantic  storytelling and controversial contemporary issues like  race and bisexuality have found an enthusiastic and  diverse audience across America.


What Becomes of the Brokenhearted: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385495066
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Published: Anchor - July 13th, 2004

“In many ways writing saved my life. It’s my hope that sharing my experience will give hope to others who are learning to deal with their “difference.” I want them to know they don’t have to live their lives in a permanent “don’t ask, don’t tell” existence. Truth is a powerful tool.


Invisible Life: A Novel (Invisible Life Trilogy #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385469685
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Published: Anchor - February 15th, 1994

The re-issue of a remarkable first novel by a young, gay, black author who fashioned a deeply moving and compelling coming of age story out of the highly controversial issues of bisexuality and AIDS.


Not a Day Goes By: A Novel (Basil and Yancy Series #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781400075782
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Published: Anchor - February 10th, 2004

John “Basil” Henderson has always played the field, both as a professional football player and as an equal opportunity lover. After retiring his jersey for a career as a sports agent, the dashing playboy is surprising everyone—including himself—by deciding to settle down and commit to his new love, Yancey Harrington Braxton.


And This Too Shall Pass: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385480314
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Published: Anchor - February 17th, 1997

A stellar quarterback, an ambitious sportscaster. What happens when rising stars collide?In And This Too Shall Pass, Harris takes us into the locker rooms and newsrooms of Chicago, where four lives are about to intersect in romance and scandal.


You Should See Me in a Crown Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338503265
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 2nd, 2020

A TIME Magazine Best YA Book of All Time

A Stonewall Honor Book

A Reese's Book Club YA Pick

Liz Lighty has always believed she's too black, too poor, too awkward to shine in her small, rich, prom-obsessed midwestern town.


Cinderella Is Dead Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781547603879
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - July 7th, 2020

"Wholly original and captivating." - Brigid Kemmerer, New York Times bestselling author of A Curse So Dark and Lonely

Girls team up to overthrow the kingdom in this unique and powerful retelling of Cinderella from a stunning new voice that’s perfect for fans of Dhonielle Clayton and Melissa Albert.


Jam on the Vine Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802124678
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Published: Grove Press - February 9th, 2016

"So many historical novels read like connect-the-dots puzzles or costume dramas, so one that is fresh, original and time-travels to an undiscovered past is a real discovery...Jam On The Vine stands on its own as a powerful coming-of-age novel, and it is also a sharp reminder of the critically important role played by the African-American newspaper in American history." --Ch


The Gilda Stories Cover Image
By Jewelle Gomez, Alexis Pauline Gumbs (Afterword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780872866744
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Published: City Lights Books - March 29th, 2016

The Gilda Stories is groundbreaking not just for the wild lives it portrays, but for how it portrays them--communally, unapologetically, roaming fiercely over space and time.--Emma Donoghue, author of Room

Jewelle Gomez sees right into the heart. This is a book to give to those you want most to find their own strength.--Dorothy Allison


Speak No Evil: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061284939
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 5th, 2019

Winner of the Gold Nautilus Award for Fiction | A Lambda Literary Award Finalist | A Barbara Gittings Literature Award Finalist | An Indie Next Pick | A Barnes and Noble Best Book of the Month | A Library Journal Best Book of the Year


HoodWitch Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781946724243
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Published: Acre Books - October 15th, 2019

This riveting debut from poet Faylita Hicks is a reclamation of power for black women and nonbinary people whose bodies have become the very weapons used against them.


The Tradition Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781556594861
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 2nd, 2019

WINNER OF THE 2020 PULITZER PRIZE FOR POETRY

Finalist for the 2019 National Book Award

100 Notable Books of the Year, The New York Times Book Review

One Book, One Philadelphia Citywide Reading Program Selection, 2021


No Tea, No Shade: New Writings in Black Queer Studies Cover Image
By E. Patrick Johnson (Editor)
$30.95
ISBN: 9780822362425
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Published: Duke University Press - October 28th, 2016

The follow-up to the groundbreaking Black Queer Studies, the edited collection No Tea, No Shade brings together nineteen essays from the next generation of scholars, activists, and community leaders doing work on black gender and sexuality.


Black Queer Studies: A Critical Anthology Cover Image
By E. Patrick Johnson (Editor)
$29.95
ISBN: 9780822336181
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Published: Duke University Press - November 1st, 2005

While over the past decade a number of scholars have done significant work on questions of black lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered identities, this volume is the first to collect this groundbreaking work and make black queer studies visible as a developing field of study in the United States.


Blacktino Queer Performance Cover Image
By E. Patrick Johnson (Editor)
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ISBN: 9780822360650
Published: Duke University Press - June 10th, 2016

Staging an important new conversation between performers and critics, Blacktino Queer Performance approaches the interrelations of blackness and Latinidad through a stimulating mix of theory and art.


Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781517901738
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Published: Univ Of Minnesota Press - December 5th, 2017

Winner of the John Boswell Prize from the American Historical Association 2018
Winner of the William Sanders Scarborough Prize from the Modern Language Association 2018
Winner of an American Library Association Stonewall Honor 2018
Winner of Lambda Literary Award for Transgender Nonfiction 2018
Winner of the Sylvia Rivera Award in Transgender Studies from th


The Women of Brewster Place: A Novel in Seven Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780140066906
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Published: Penguin Books - June 30th, 1983

The National Book Award-winning novel—and contemporary classic—that launched the brilliant career of Gloria Naylor, now with a forward by Tayari Jones


Black Girl Dangerous on Race, Queerness, Class and Gender Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780988628632
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Published: Bgd Press, Inc. - May 5th, 2014

Mia McKenzie, creator of the enormously popular website Black Girl Dangerous, writes about race, queerness, class and gender in a concise, compelling voice filled at different times with humor, grief, rage, and joy.


All Boys Aren't Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374312718
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - April 28th, 2020

*An Amazon Best Book of the Year optioned for television by Gabrielle Union!*


The Stars and the Blackness Between Them Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525555490
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Published: Penguin Books - June 23rd, 2020

A Coretta Scott King Honor Book

Told in two distinct and irresistible voices, Junauda Petrus's bold and lyrical debut is the story of two black girls from very different backgrounds finding love and happiness in a world that seems determined to deny them both.


How We Fight for Our Lives: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501132742
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 7th, 2020

From award-winning poet Saeed Jones, How We Fight for Our Lives—winner of the Kirkus Prize and the Stonewall Book Award—is a “moving, bracingly honest memoir” (The New York Times Book Review) written at the crossroads of sex, race, and power.

One of the best books of the year as selected by The New York Times; The Washington Post


Lot: Stories Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780525533672
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 19th, 2019

One of Barack Obama’s “Favorite Books of the Year” 

"Phenomenal" --Justin Torres, author of We the Animals

"Brilliant" --Nicole Dennis-Benn, author of Here Comes the Sun
“A profound exploration of the true meaning of borders.” —The New York Times Book Review


Hurricane Child (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338129311
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 1st, 2019

Prepare to be swept up by this exquisite novel that reminds us that grief and love can open the world in mystical ways.

Winner of the Stonewall Book AwardWinner of the Lambda Literary AwardCaroline Murphy is a Hurricane Child.Being born during a hurricane is unlucky, and 12-year-old Caroline has had her share of bad luck lately.


They Called Me Queer Cover Image
By Kim Windvogel (Compiled by), Kelly-Eve Koopman (Compiled by)
$15.80
ISBN: 9780795709654
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Published: Kwela - August 19th, 2019

She Called Me Woman: Nigeria's Queer Women Speak Cover Image
By Azeenarh Mohammed (Editor), Chitra Nagarajan (Editor), Rafeeat Aliyu (Editor)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781911115595
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Published: Cassava Republic Press - September 12th, 2018

"We put together this collection of twenty-five narratives to correct the invisibility, the confusion, the caricaturising and the writing out of queer women from history." This stirring and intimate collection brings together 25 captivating narratives to paint a vivid portrait of what it means to be a queer Nigerian woman.


Rise to the Sun Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338662238
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Published: Scholastic Press - July 6th, 2021

From the author of You Should See Me in a Crown, Leah Johnson delivers a stunning novel about being brave enough to be true to yourself, and learning to find joy even when times are unimaginably dark.

Olivia is an expert at falling in love . . . and at being dumped.


Memorial: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593087275
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 27th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK


Mr. Loverman Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781617752728
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Published: Akashic Books - April 1st, 2014

Winner of the Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBT Fiction

Evaristo's confident control of the language, her vibrant use of humor, rhythm and poetry, and the realistic mix of Caribbean patois with both street and the Queen's English...fix characters in the reader's mind.
--New York Times Sunday Book Review


I Will Not Be Erased: Our Stories about Growing Up as People of Colour Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781713526674
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Published: Audible Studios on Brilliance - June 16th, 2020

Fourteen joyous, funny and life-affirming essays from gal-dem's talented writers.


Every Body Looking Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525556206
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - September 22nd, 2020

A Finalist for the National Book Award


Fantasia for the Man in Blue (Stahlecker Selections) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781945588495
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Published: Four Way Books - March 2nd, 2020

In his debut collection Fantasia for the Man in Blue, Tommye Blount orchestrates a chorus of distinct, unforgettable voices that speak to the experience of the black, queer body as a site of desire and violence. A black man’s late-night encounter with a police officer—the titular “man in blue”—becomes an extended meditation on a dangerous erotic fantasy.


Crossfire: A Litany for Survival Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781642590258
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Published: Haymarket Books - October 15th, 2019

WINNER OF THE AMERICAN BOOK AWARD

Powerhouse, world-renowned LGBTQ poet and spoken-word artist Staceyann Chin curates the first full-length collection of her poems.

Crossfire collects Staceyann Chin's empowering, feminist-LGBTQ-Caribbean, activist-driven poetry for the first time in a single book.


The Other Side of Paradise: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780743292917
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Published: Scribner - February 9th, 2010

Staceyann Chin has appeared on television and radio discussing issues of race and sexuality, but it is her extraordinary voice that launched her career as a performer, poet, and activist—here, she shares her unforgettable story of triumph against all odds in this brave and fiercely candid memoir.

No one knew Staceyann's mother was pregnant until a dangerously small baby was bor


Ayiti Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802128263
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Published: Grove Press - June 12th, 2018

Roxane Gay is an award-winning literary voice praised for her fearless and vivid prose, and her debut collection Ayiti exemplifies the raw talent that made her "one of the voices of our age" (National Post, Canada).


Bad Feminist: Essays Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062282712
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 5th, 2014

“Roxane Gay is so great at weaving the intimate and personal with what is most bewildering and upsetting at this moment in culture. She is always looking, always thinking, always passionate, always careful, always right there.”  — Sheila Heti, author of How Should a Person Be?


Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062420718
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 12th, 2018

From the New York Times bestselling author of Bad Feminist: a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-image, and learning how to feed your hunger while taking care of yourself.


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ISBN: 9781684156245
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Published: Archaia - October 27th, 2020

Roxane Gay, Tracy Lynne Oliver, and Rebecca Kirby adapt Gay’s New York Times bestelling short story “We Are the Sacrifice of Darkness” as a full length graphic novel, expanding and further developing the unforgettable world where the sun no longer shines.

“When I was a young girl, my husband’s father flew an air machine into the sun.


Difficult Women Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802127372
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Published: Grove Press - November 14th, 2017

A national bestseller from the "prolific and exceptionally insightful" (Globe and Mail) Roxane Gay, Difficult Women is a collection of stories of rare force that paints a wry, beautiful, haunting vision of modern America.


Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062413512
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 1st, 2018

New York Times Bestseller

Edited and with an introduction by Roxane Gay, the New York Times bestselling and deeply beloved author of Bad Feminist and Hunger, this anthology of first-person essays from writers including Gabrielle Union, Brandon Taylor, and Lyz Lenz tackles rape, assault, and harassment head-on.


Meaty: Essays Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525436164
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Published: Vintage - April 3rd, 2018

Smart, edgy, hilarious, and unabashedly raunchy New York Times bestselling author Samantha Irby explodes onto the printed page in her uproarious first collection of essays. 


We Are Never Meeting in Real Life.: Essays Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101912195
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Published: Vintage - May 30th, 2017

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • This essay collection from the “bitches gotta eat” blogger, writer on Hulu’s Shrill, and “one of our country’s most fierce and foulmouthed authors” (Amber Tamblyn, Vulture) is sure to make you alternately cackle with glee and cry real tears.


Wow, No Thank You.: Essays Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525563488
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Published: Vintage - March 31st, 2020

***Winner of 2021 Lambda Literary Award for Bisexual Nonfiction***

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From Samantha Irby, beloved author of We Are Never Meeting in Real Life, a rip-roaring, edgy and unabashedly raunchy new collection of hilarious essays.