Flatiron Books The Black Girl Survives in This One: Horror Stories
Flatiron Books The Black Girl Survives in This One: Horror Stories

The Black Girl Survives in This One: Horror Stories

By Desiree S. Evans


Publication Date: April 2, 2024

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Ages 12 to 18

A YA anthology of horror stories centering Black girls who battle monsters, both human and supernatural, and who survive to the end

Be warned, dear reader: The Black girls survive in this one.

Celebrating a new generation of bestselling and acclaimed Black writers, The Black Girl Survives in This One makes space for Black girls in horror. Fifteen chilling and thought-provoking stories place Black girls front and center as heroes and survivors who slay monsters, battle spirits, and face down death. Prepare to be terrified and left breathless by the pieces in this anthology.

The bestselling and acclaimed authors include Erin E. Adams, Monica Brashears, Charlotte Nicole Davis, Desiree S. Evans, Saraciea J. Fennell, Zakiya Dalila Harris, Daka Hermon, Justina Ireland, L. L. McKinney, Brittney Morris, Maritza & Maika Moulite, Eden Royce, and Vincent Tirado. The foreword is by Tananarive Due.

About the Author

Desiree S. Evans (co-editor) writes fiction for children, teens, and adults. She is the coeditor of the anthology The Black Girl Survives in This One and a contributor to the anthologies Cool. Awkward. Black. and Foreshadow. Desiree is a 2020 winner of the Walter Dean Myers Grant for children’s fiction awarded by the nonprofit organization We Need Diverse Books. She received her MFA in fiction from the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas at Austin.

Saraciea J. Fennell (co-editor) is a Black Honduran American writer, founder of The Bronx is Reading, and creator of Honduran Garifuna Writers. She is also a book publicist who has worked with many award-winning and New York Times bestselling authors. She is the editor of the nonfiction anthology, Wild Tongues Can't Be Tamed, and her work has appeared in Popsugar, Refinery29, and Culturess, among others. Sign up for her newsletter, Black Girl Dreaming, on Substack for more of her writing. She lives in the Bronx with her family and black poodle, Oreo.


Camara Aaron

Erin E. Adams

Monica Brashears

Charlotte Nicole Davis

Zakiya Dalila Harris

Daka Hermon

Justina Ireland

L.L. McKinney

Brittney Morris

Maika & Maritza Moulite

Kortney Nash

Eden Royce

Vincent Tirado

Tananarive Due (foreword)

Format: Hardcover with dust jacket

Length: 368 pages

Publisher: Flatiron Books

Publication Date: April 2, 2024

ISBN: 9781250871657

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