If you would like to be added to this list, please contact me with your name, author website, and preferred indentity.


African & Black American

Black American

Justina Ireland | (Ya Sci-fi/Fantasy, Romance)
N.K. Jemisin | (Sci-Fi and Fantasy)
Octavia E. Butler |(Science Fiction)
Constance Burris | (Fantasy, Paranormal)
Tananarive Due | (Horror, Historical, Bios)
Umm Zakiyyah | (Spiritual Fiction)
Karimah Grayson | (Spiritual Fiction, Romance)
Lucille Clifton | (Poetry)
Claudia Rankine | (Poetry and Plays)

Nigerian

Nnedi Okorafor | (Sci-fi, Fantasy)

Arab American

Lebanese

Elmaz Abinder | (Plays, Literature)

Asian American

Bangladeshi

Ishara Deen | (YA, Mystery, Humor)
Monica Ali | (Literature)
Nadiya Hussain | (Fiction, Cookbooks)
Saad Hossain | (YA, Fantasy)
Tahmima Anam | (Literature)
Zia Haider Rahman | (Literature)

Chinese

Malina Lo | (YA Sci-Fi/Fantasy, LGBTQ)
Marjorie M. Liu |(YA Fantasy)
Yangsze Choo | (Fantasy)


Indian

Roshani Chokshi | Fantasy
Sandhya Menon | YA Romance
Veera Hiranandani | (MG, YA)

Japanese

Jacqueline Koyanagi | (Sci-Fi/Fantasy, LGBTQ)

Malaysian

Zen Cho | (Fantasy)
Yangsze Choo | (Fantasy)

Pakistani

Intisar Khanani | (Fantasy)

Taiwanese

Cindy Pon (YA Sci-Fi/Fantasy)

Vietnamese

Viet Thanh Nguyen | (Fiction, Non-fiction) m

Hispanic & Latino American

Dominican

Junot Díaz | (literature) m

Mexican

Silvia Moreno-Garcia | (Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Horror, Historical)

Indigenous Peoples

Apache

Erika T. Wurth | Literature
Crisosto Apache | Poetry | Mescalero & Chiricahua ,m

Assiniboine

M.L. Smoker | Poetry

Bitterroot Salish

Debra Magpie Earling | Literature

Blackfeet

Stephen Graham Jones | Literary Fiction m

Cahuilla

Casandra Lopez | Poetry & Fiction

Cherokee

Erika T. Wurth | Literature
Daniel Heath Justice | Fiction, Sci-Fi, Articles

Chicana

Casandra Lopez | Poetry & Fiction

Chickasaw

Erika T. Wurth | Literature

Creek

Chip Livingston | Poetry, Fiction, Essays m

Driftpile Cree

Billy-Ray Belcourt | Poetry & Articles m

Duckwater Shoshone

Tanaya Winder | Poetry

Haisla

Eden Robinson | Literary Fiction

Heiltsuk

Eden Robinson | Literary Fiction

Kanaka Maoli

Kristiana Kahakauwila | Literary Fiction

Kumeyaay

Tommy Pico | Poetry m

Lingit

Ernestine Hayes | Memoir, Essays Kaagwaantaan tribe

Luiseño

Casandra Lopez | Poetry & Fiction

Métis

Toni Jensen | Literature

Mvskoke

Joy Harjo | Poetry, Memoir, YA, Music

Navajo

Jake Skeets | Poetry m
Crisosto Apache | Poetry | Diné ,m

Oglala Lakota

Layli Long Soldier | Poetry

Ojibwe

Heid E. Erdrich | Poetry, Non-Fiction
David Treuer | Fiction m

Ohlone Costanoan Esselen

Deborah A. Miranda | Literature

Sioux

M.L. Smoker | Poetry

Tiffany Midge | Poetry Hunkpapa Sioux

Susan Power | Fiction

Tlicho

Richard Van Camp | Fiction, Children's, Graphic Novels, Television, Film m

Tongva

Casandra Lopez | Poetry & Fiction

Ability

Eli Clare | (Creative Non-Fiction/Poetry, genderqueer)
John Callahan | (Cartoonist)
Jacqueline Koyanagi | (Sci-Fi/Fantasy, LGBTQ)
John Elder Robison | (Bios, Memoirs, Health, Parenting)

LGBTQ

Eli Clare | (Creative Non-Fiction/Poetry, genderqueer)
Jacqueline Koyanagi | (Sci-Fi/Fantasy, LGBTQ)
Tommy Pico | Poetry

Religion

Jewish

Veera Hiranandani | (MG, YA)
Harry Kemelman | Mystery m
Marylin Kallet | Poetry
Deborah A. Miranda | Literature

Muslim

Ishara Deen | (YA, Mystery, Humor)
Sahar Abdulaziz | (Contemporary Fiction, thriller)
Sahira Javaid | Poetry, YA Fantasy
Fahra Hassan | (Fiction, Chick-Lit Fantasy)
Nadiya Hussain | (Fiction, Cookbooks)
Nasheed Jaxson | (Romance)
Zara J | (Spiritual Fiction)
Jatasha Sharif | (Fiction)
Umm Zakiyyah | (Spiritual Fiction)
Karuna Riazi