For Black History Month we're rethinking the literary canon and pledging to #ReadBlackWriters, for Black History Month and beyond. Start off here with our selection of essential Black British writers, selected by Twitter followers, and change your bookshelves for the better.

Are you ready to pledge to #ReadBlackWriters for Black History Month and beyond? Download your poster for a list of books to get you started, and let us know what you choose over on Penguin Twitter.