Spring 2021 BIPOC SFF Title List

Happy Spring! It’s time to take a look at titles by BIPOC writers in SFF being published for the rest of 2021. But first, I want to take the time to highlight a few titles already published this year that I missed in the last post:

  1. C.L. Clark, The Unbroken. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  2. Amanda Joy, A Queen of Gilded Horns. Book 2/2. Bookshop.org/Amazon. YA novel
  3. Ben Okri, Prayer for the Living. Bookshop.org/Amazon. Short story collection 
  4. C.T. Rwizi, Requiem Moon. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  5. Andrea Tang, Renegade Flight. Bookshop.org/Amazon. YA novel
  6. Morowa Yejide, Creatures of Passage. Bookshop.org/Amazon 

And now onto forthcoming titles for the rest of 2021!

APRIL 2021

Novels (Adult):

  1. Ashok Banker, A Dark Queen Rises, Book 2. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  2. Sarah Kuhn, Star Wars: Doctor Aphra. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  3. Angela Mi Young Hur, Folklorn. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  4. Courttia Newland, A River Called Time. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  5. Benjanun Sriduangkaew, Shall Machines Divide the Earth. Amazon
  6. Jin Yong, A Heart Divided. Bookshop.org/Amazon 

Novels (YA):

  1. Akemi Dawn Bowman, The Infinity Courts. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  2. Heidi Heilig, On This Unworthy ScaffoldBookshop.org/Amazon
  3. Maya Motayne, Occulta. Amazon 
  4. Ciannon Smart, The Witches Steeped in Gold. Bookshop.org/Amazon 

Collections:

  1. Kim Bo-Young, I’m Waiting for You and other stories. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  2. Zen Cho, Spirits Abroad and Other Stories. Bookshop.org/Amazon 

MAY 2021

Novels (Adult):

  1. Zen Cho, Black Water Sister. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  2. Sarina Dahlan, Reset. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  3. Suyi Davies Okungbowa, Son of the Storm. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  4. P. Djeli Clark, A Master of Djinn. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  5. Peng Shepherd, The Cartographers. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  6. Rivers Solomon, Sorrowland. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  7. K.S. Villoso, The Dragon of Jin-Sayeng, Book 3. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  8. David Yoon, Version Zero. Bookshop.org/Amazon

Novels (YA&MG):

  1. Zoraida Córdova, Illusionary, Book 2. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  2. Joan He, The Ones We’re Meant to Find. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  3. Justina Ireland, Ophie’s Ghosts. MG. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  4. Kwame Mbalia and Prince Joel Makonnen, Last Gate of the Emperor. Middlegrade. Bookshop.org/Amazon 

Novellas:

  1. Cixin Liu, The Cretaceous Past. Bookshop.org/Amazon 

Collections:

  1. Brenda Peynado, The Rock Eaters. Bookshop.org/Amazon 

JUNE 2021

Novels (Adult):

  1. Ta-Wei Chi, The Membranes. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  2. Veronica G. Henry, Bacchanal. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  3. T.L. Huchu, The Library of the Dead. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  4. Cassandra Khaw, The All-Consuming World. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  5. Lori M. Lee, Broken Web. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  6. Michelle Sagara, Cast in Conflict. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  7. Yan Lei Sheng, Assassin’s Creed: The Ming Storm. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  8. Tasha Suri, The Jasmine Throne. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  9. Na’amen Gobert Tilahun, The Fruit, Book 3. Bookshop.org/Amazon 

Novels (YA):

  1. Aamna Aqreshi, The Lady or the Lion. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  2. Kalynn Bayron, This Poison Heart. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  3. Roseanne A. Brown, A Psalm of Storms and Silence. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  4. Kelly deVos, Eat Your Heart Out. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  5. Sandhya Menon, Of Princes and Promises, Book 2. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  6. Zoe Hana Mikuta, Gearbreakers. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  7. Bethany Morrow, A Chorus Rises. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  8. Sasha Nanua and Sarena Nanua, Sisters of the Snake. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  9. Liselle Sambury, Blood Like Magic. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  10. Destiny Soria, Fire with Fire. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  11. Swati Teerdhala, The Chariot at Dusk. Book 3/3 Bookshop.org/Amazon

Novellas:

  1. Silvia Morena-Garcia, The Return of the Sorceress. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  2. Nghi Vo, The Chosen and the Beautiful. Bookshop.org/Amazon 

Collections:

  1. Yun Ji, The Shadow Book of Ji Yun. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  2. Marjorie Liu, The Tangleroot Palace. Bookshop.org/Amazon 

JULY 2021

Novels (Adult):

  1. Violet Kupersmith, Build Your House Around My Body. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  2. Lena Nguyen, We Have Always Been Here. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  3. Shelley Parker-Chan, She Who Became the Sun. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  4. Lucinda Roy, The Freedom Race. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  5. Nalini Singh, Last Guard. Paranormal romance. Bookshop.org/Amazon

Novels (YA):

  1. Ryan Douglass, The Taking of Jake Livingstone. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  2. Elizabeth Lim, Six Crimson Cranes. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  3. Amy Tintera, All These Warriors. Bookshop.org/Amazon

AUGUST 2021

Novels (Adult):

  1. Alexis Henderson, The Dawn of the Coven, Book 2. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  2. Simon Jimenez, The Spear Cuts Through Water. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  3. Jadie Jang, Monkey Around. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  4. Stephen Graham Jones, My Heart is a Chainsaw. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  5. Sheng Keyi, Death Fugue. Bookshop.org
  6. L Penelope, Requiem of Silence, Book 4. Paranormal romance. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  7. Kit Rocha, The Devil You Know, Book 2. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  8. Cynthia Zhang, After the Dragons. Links TBA.

Novels (YA):

  1. Janella Angeles, When Night Breaks, Book 2. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  2. Nafiza Azad, The Wild Ones. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  3. Charlotte Nicole Davis, The Sisters of Reckoning, Book 2. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  4. Jordan Ifueko, Redemptor, Book 2/2. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  5. Taran Matharu, The Champion, Book 3/3. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  6. Amber McBride, Me (Moth). Bookshop.org/Amazon
  7. Caroline Tung Richmond, The Great Destroyers. Bookshop.org/Amazon 

Novellas:

  1. Qiouyi Lu, In the Watchful City. Bookshop.org/Amazon 

SEPTEMBER 2021

Novels (Adult):

  1. Ryka Aoki, Light From Uncommon Stars. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  2. Agnes Gomillion, The Seed of Cain, Book 2. Bookshop.org/Amazon 

Novels (YA+MG):

  1. David Bowles & Raul the Third, The Witch Owl Parliament. MG. Bookshop.org
  2. Ayana Gray, Beasts of Prey. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  3. Tiffany Jackson, White Smoke. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  4. Sarah Raughley, The Bones of Ruin. Bookshop.org/Amazon

Novellas:

  1. Kayla Chenault, These Bones. Links TBA.
  2. Zin E. Rocklyn, Flowers for the Sea. Amazon
  3. Neon Yang, The Tensorate Series. Omnibus of four novellas. Bookshop.org/Amazon

OCTOBER 2021

Novels (Adult):

  1. Jennifer Marie Brissett, Destroyer of Light. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  2. Cherie Dimaline, Hunting by Stars. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  3. Un Su Kim, The Cabinet. Amazon 
  4. Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Dreaming of You. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  5. June C.L. Tan, Jade Fire Gold. Amazon

Novels (YA):

Olivia Abtahi, Twin Flames. Links TBA.

Novellas:

Cassandra Khaw, Nothing But Blackened Teeth. Bookshop.org/Amazon

Collections:

Cixin Liu, The Wandering Earth. Links TBA.

NOVEMBER 2021

Novels (Adult):

  1. Nicole Glover, The Undertakers. Book 2/2. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  2. Ken Liu, The Veiled Throne, Book 3. Bookshop.org/Amazon  
  3. Nnedi Okorafor, Noor. Links TBA
  4. David Valedes, Spin Me Right Round. Bookshop.org/Amazon

Novels (YA):

  1. Natasha Bowen, Skin of the Sea. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  2. Makiaa Lucier, Year of the Reaper. Amazon 
  3. Rebecca Kim Wells, Briar Girls. Bookshop.org/Amazon

DECEMBER 2021

Novels (Adult):

Michelle Sagara, The Queen of the Dead (omnibus). Links TBA.

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