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