A collective of women authors

We are award-winning and bestselling Black women authors dedicated to raising the visibility of stories across the African Diaspora.

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Our Mission

Black Authors in Residence (BAiR) is a marketing collaborative committed to fostering sisterhood, upholding professionalism, and reaching readers with novels by Black authors for book lovers everywhere.

Who We Are

We across multiple genres of fiction from historical to fantasy, romance to mystery, literary, speculative, and everything in between.





Our Featured Books

Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It is beyond me.

Zora Neale Hurston

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