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Interested in a specific area of representation? Check out these other blogs and voices lifting up the underrepped and marginalized in books and writing.

(This is in no way comprehensive, there are lots of individual writers, readers, and publishers lifting their voices for increased and better quality representation. If you think someone should be here, let us know!)

Featured categories:

Black/African American Focus

Disability and Neurodiversity

General Diversity

Latina/Latino/Latinx

Native/First Nations/Native American Representation

People of Color (characters and authors)

QUILTBAG

(Marginalized) Religion Focus

Resources – generally for writing, commentary, finding writers and books


Black/African American Focus

Black Children’s Books and Authors or @BCBooksAuthors – featuring books & authors

The Brown Bookshelf or @BrownBookshelf  – featuring books and authors

Disability and Neurodiversity

Disability in Kid Lit or @DisabilityinLit – reviews and commentary on disability in lit (MG & YA)

Dahlia Adler’s list of Neurodiversity and Disability #ownvoices

General Diversity

Dahlia Adler’s list of authors of marginalized groups

DiversifYA or @_DiversifYA – Book recs and efforts to recognize diverse lit

Diversity in YA or @DiversityinYA – Looking for hard data? Start here!

Lee and Low or @LeeandLow – publisher

Minorities in Publishing or @MinoritiesinPub – podcast exploring diversity (or lack of)

Read Diverse Books blog or @_DiverseBooks – book blog, all ages

Tu Books or @TuBooks – publisher

Twinja Book Reviews or @Dos_Twinjas – book blog and reviews

YA Diversity Book Club or @WeReadDiverseYA – celebrate diverse YA

YA Interrobang inclusivity section – resource for book lists

Latina/Latino/Latinx

Latin@s in Kid Lit or @LatinosinKidLit

Native/First Nations/Native American Representation

American Indians in Children’s Literature or @DebReese – Detailed reviews of Native rep

A Tribe Called Geek  or @TribeCalledGeek – geeky podcast intended for Native audience

Métis in Space or @Metis_in_Space – SciFi podcast through Indigenous lens

Rich in Color or @Rich_in_Color – Focus on POC and Native characters and authors

People of Color (characters and authors)

Dahlia Adler’s list of 2016 – 2018 Books by marginalized writers

Dahlia Adler’s list of book by or about POC

Dahlia Adler’s list of backlist YA by POC authors

The POCO Bookreader or @POCOBookreader – Postcolonial, intersectional book discussion

Read in Colour or @ReadinColour – book blog and reviews

Rich in Color or @Rich_in_Color – Focus on POC and Native characters and authors

QUILTBAG

Dahlia Adler’s list of books by and about LGBTQIAP+ people

Dahlia Adler’s list of books by trans-identifying authors

Dahlia Adler’s QUILTBAG compendium – if you can’t find it here…

The Gay YA or @theGayYA – reviews, recommendations, authors

LGBTQ Reads or @LGBTQReads – for related recommendations and reviews

@ReadDiverse2016 – twitter effort to read diversely, focus on LGBT & POC

(Marginalized) Religion Focus

Dahlia Adler’s list of Jewish and Muslim Authors

The Muslim Squad or @the MuslimSquad – community for Muslim readers, book lists

Salaam Reads or @SalaamReads – publisher

Resources

Dahlia Adler or @MissDahlELama – author blessed with the power to recommend books like no other

Daniel José Older at @DJOlder – author that will enlighten you with his twitter feed and books

Justina Ireland or @JustinaIreland – author with resources for writing marginalized groups

The Pirate Tree – blog about social justice in children’s and young adult books

Quiet YA or #quietya – blog featuring YA books with limited publicity/attention

We Need Diverse Books or @DiverseBooks – campaign and platform working for more and better representation

Writers of Color or @WritersofColor – resource for finding writers of color

Writing With Color or @WritingWColor – resource for writing marginalized groups

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