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The Black Girl Survives in This One

The Black Girl Survives in This One

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A YA anthology of horror stories centering Black girls who battle monsters, both human and supernatural, and who survive to the end

Be warned, dear reader: The Black girls survive in this one.

Celebrating a new generation of bestselling and acclaimed Black writers, The Black Girl Survives in This One makes space for Black girls in horror. Fifteen chilling and thought-provoking stories place Black girls front and center as heroes and survivors who slay monsters, battle spirits, and face down death. Prepare to be terrified and left breathless by the pieces in this anthology.


The bestselling and acclaimed authors include Erin E. Adams, Monica Brashears, Charlotte Nicole Davis, Desiree S. Evans, Saraciea J. Fennell, Zakiya Dalila Harris, Daka Hermon, Justina Ireland, L. L. McKinney, Brittney Morris, Maika & Maritza Moulite, Eden Royce, and Vincent Tirado. The foreword is by Tananarive Due.


Desiree S. Evans (editor) writes fiction for children, teens, and adults. She is co-editor of the anthology, The Black Girl Survives in This One, and a contributor to the anthologies Cool. Awkward. Black. and Foreshadow. Desiree is a 2020 winner of the Walter Dean Myers Grant for children's fiction awarded by the nonprofit organization We Need Diverse Books. She received her MFA in fiction from the Michener Center for Writers at The University of Texas at Austin and is currently the Southern Studies Fellowship in Arts and Letters Writer-in-Residence in Spartanburg, SC.


Saraciea J. Fennell (editor) is a Black Honduran American writer, founder of The Bronx is Reading, and creator of Honduran Garifuna Writers. She is also a book publicist who has worked with many award-winning and New York Times bestselling authors. She lives in the Bronx with her family and dog, Oreo.


Camara Aaron
Erin E. Adams
Monica Brashears
Charlotte Nicole Davis
Zakiya Dalila Harris
Daka Hermon
Justina Ireland
L.L. McKinney
Brittney Morris
Maika & Maritza Moulite
Kortney Nash
Eden Royce
Vincent Tirado
Tananarive Due (foreword)


  • Publisher: ‎Flatiron Books (April 2, 2024)
  • Language: ‎English
  • Hardcover: ‎368 pages
  • ISBN-10: ‎1250871654
  • ISBN-13: 9781250871657
  • Reading age: ‎12 - 18 years
  • Grade level: ‎7 - 9
  • Item Weight: ‎1 pound
  • Dimensions: ‎5.38 x 1 x 8.25 inches
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