Works of Horror by African American Writers
Jordan Peele’s horror movies Get Out and Us have gotten great reviews from critics and fans alike. Not only is Peele creating films within an industry and genre where comparatively few horror films have been helmed by people of color, but he’s created films that are both thoughtful cultural commentaries and box office hits.
Unfortunately, African American voices aren’t well represented in horror literature, either, and there are many great writers of color all horror fans need to read. Here’s a list of horror stories by African American writers to check out.