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Are you a Black, Indigenous, Person of Color, marginalized, and underrepresented literary agent or editor within traditional publishing, and you'd like to be added to the database? Fantastic! Choose one of the options below.

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  2. Send us the following information:

    • Your photo (with photo credit), name, profession title, pub house/agency, website (yours or business), twitter URL (yours or business), age categories, genre likes (dislikes/triggers are optional), themes & elements you like, favorite titles that give a hint to your taste (optional), and titles you represent (optional) to BIPOC Bookshelf. CLICK HERE to view themes and genre categories. Please be specific about the genres and themes you're interested in! Otherwise you will not appear when those options are selected. Browse our drop downs or view the images below for help.

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View THEMES & ELEMENTS and GENRES, SUBGENRES, & GENRE BLENDING lists below.

THEMES & ELEMENTS

 

⫸ Academia Setting

⫸ Adoption/Foster Care

⫸ Animal Protagonists

⫸ Atmospheric

⫸ Body Positivity

⫸ Character-Driven

⫸ Coming of Age

⫸ Dark

⫸ Disability

⫸ Fabulism

⫸ Fairytales

⫸ Family

⫸ Feminism

⫸ Filmic

⫸ First-Generation

⫸ Folklore

⫸ Found Family

⫸ Gothic

⫸ Grief

⫸ Holiday

⫸ Humor

⫸ Illustrated

⫸ In Verse

⫸ Joy

⫸ LGBTQ+

⫸ Light

⫸ Magic

⫸ Mental Health

⫸ Mixed Media Storytelling

⫸ Music

⫸ Mythology

⫸ Neurodiversity

⫸ Plot-Driven

⫸ Race/Anti Racist

⫸ Religion

⫸ Retellings

⫸ Social Justice

⫸ Social Media

⫸ Space

⫸ Sports

⫸ STEM

⫸ Superheroes

⫸ Unreliable Narrators

GENRES, SUBGENRES, & GENRE BLENDING

FICTION

⫸ Action/Adventure

⫸ Afrofuturism

⫸ Anthology

⫸ Book Club

⫸ Chick Lit

⫸ Comedy

⫸ Commercial Fiction

⫸ Contemporary

⫸ Contemporary Fantasy

⫸ Contemporary Romance

⫸ Crime

⫸ Domestic Suspense

⫸ Domestic Thriller

⫸ Dystopian

⫸ Epic Fantasy

⫸ Family Sagas

⫸ Fantasy

⫸ Gothic

⫸ High Fantasy

⫸ Historical Fiction

⫸ Historical Romance

⫸ Horror

⫸ Literary Fiction

⫸ Magical Realism

⫸ Memoir

⫸ Mystery

⫸ Near Future

⫸ Novellas

⫸ Realistic Fiction

⫸ Romance

⫸ Romantic Suspense

⫸ Rom Com

⫸ Paranormal

⫸ Poetry

⫸ Physiological Thriller

⫸ Psychological Thriller

⫸ SciFi/Fantasy

⫸ Science Fiction

⫸ Short Stories

⫸ Space Opera

⫸ Speculative

⫸ Supernatural

⫸ Suspense

⫸ Thriller

⫸ Women's Fiction

⫸ Upmarket

⫸ Utopian

⫸ NONFICTION

NONFICTION

⫸ Anthropology

⫸ Art & Photography

⫸ Autobiography

⫸ Biography

⫸ Business

⫸ Commercial Nonfiction

⫸ Cookbooks

⫸ Current Affairs

⫸ Cultural Affairs

⫸ Cultural Criticism

⫸ Design

⫸ Education

⫸ Entertainment

⫸ Essay Collections

⫸ Ethnomusicology

⫸ Fashion & Style

⫸ Food/Drink

⫸ Health/Wellness

⫸ History

⫸ Journalism

⫸ Lifestyle

⫸ Mind, Body & Spirit

⫸ Narrative Nonfiction

⫸ Parenting

⫸ Pop Culture

⫸ Productivity

⫸ Satire

⫸ Science

⫸ Self-Help

⫸ Sports

⫸ Travel