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Black Writers Matter

About the Book

A collection that feels particular to the Black Canadian experience, , Black Writers Matter offers a cross-section of established writers and newcomers to the literary world who tackle contemporary and pressing issues with beautiful, sometimes raw, prose.

About the Author

The founder and co-editor of From the Root Zine, Whitney French has been published in Descant Magazine, anthologized in The Great Black North: Contemporary African Canadian Poetry, and is the host and facilitator of the Writing While Black creative writing studio, as well as an acquiring editor with Dundurn Press. She lives in Toronto.

2020 Book Awards