Posted on December 8, 2018 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Glory Edim has turned a T-shirt slogan into a literary sanctuary.

“Well-Read Black Girl” started as a catchphrase for shirts, evolved into a book club and newsletter, progressed to a full-fledged book festival, and has now become a book of its own.

Edim’s anthology, fully titled Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves, includes essays from a range of black female writers.

She shared a bit of her own story and reflects on the broader history of black female writers — and their struggles — with NPR’s Andrea Y. Henderson; you can read their interview here.

Categories: Author Interview

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