“A brilliant combustion of suspense, horror, and social commentary that leaves no assumption unchallenged and no page unturned.”
—Walter Mosley, internationally bestselling author of Devil in a Blue Dress
Urgent, propulsive, and sharp as a knife, The Other Black Girl is an electric debut about the tension that unfurls when two young Black women meet against the starkly white backdrop of New York City book publishing.
Zakiya Dalila Harris spent nearly three years in editorial at Knopf/Doubleday before leaving to write her debut novel The Other Black Girl. Prior to working in publishing, Zakiya received her MFA in creative writing from The New School. Her essays and book reviews have appeared in Guernica and The Rumpus. She lives in Brooklyn.
When you purchase your copy of The Other Black Girl, you will receive the Zoom link to join the conversation with Zakiya and producer, Rashida Jones 48 hours before the event.