Dear publishing industry — we need more books about Black people in Asia

Nyasha
4 min readJun 30, 2022

The kinds of books set only in the continent and written by Black authors who currently live or have lived there, and the kind of stories and experiences that touch on topics with a twist. You all keep advertising that you’re looking for the next book from an author of an underrepresented background, well here is a reading space that needs to be explored with a lot of raw talent from Black authors with books set in Asia.

Out of the 30 books within this category that I’ve researched only two have been…

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Nyasha

I write about various pieces, especially in Japanese. とくに色々な日本語のポストを書くかもしれないから読んでください!