Read Black Writers – Black History Month

For Black History Month 2018 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.

Must-read Black British writers

Download your Read Black Writers poster

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.

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Black American history

Children's books

African writing

Further reading

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