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Where did the #BlackPublishingPower #BlackOutBestSellerList start?

Check out this article in Publisher’s Weekly about the movement.

If you want to be a part of the #BlackPublishingPower BlackOutBestSellerList movement but don’t know where to start, here are a few of MANY Black authors in genres in which I most often write/read. I’ve read most of these authors and even know some of them. Please purchase and enjoy their books! They deserve it, and so do you.

Romance Authors

  • Alexa Martin
  • Alyssa Cole
  • Beverly Jenkins
  • Cheris Hodges
  • Denise Williams (debut up for pre-order)
  • Farrah Rochon
  • G.S. Carr
  • Kennedy Ryan
  • Kenya Goree-Bell ( also writes as Karis Bell)
  • Kianna Alexander
  • LaQuette
  • Naima Simone
  • Nana Malone
  • Pepper Pace
  • Piper Huguley
  • Talia Hibbert
  • Theodora Taylor
  • Twyla Turner
  • Vanessa Riley

Women’s Fiction* (and Adult Literature)

  • Alice Walker*
  • Brooke Blander*
  • Colson Whitehead
  • Denny S. Bryce*
  • Kimberla Lawson-Roby
  • Maurice Carlos Ruffin
  • Nancy Johnson*
  • Stephanie Powell-Watts
  • Tayari Jones
  • Tanehisi Coates
  • Terry McMillan*
  • Yaa Gyasi*

YA ( and Comics*)

  • Angie Thomas
  • Jason Reynolds*
  • Justin A. Reynolds
  • Nic Stone*
  • Nicola Yoon
  • Tomi Adeyemi


  • Marlon James
  • N.K. Jemisin
  • Octavia E. Butler