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In Ibi Zoboi’s Fictional Worlds, Black Girls Dream in Color

This Haitian American author shakes up young adult literature with characters who transcend universes

Ibi Zoboi speaks at the Foundation Of Letters Gala on October 26, 2017 in New York City. Photo: Eugene Gologursky / Getty Images Entertainment

IIbi Zoboi’s first novel, American Street, established her as a powerful new voice in young adult fiction. A Haitian American coming-of-age story set in Detroit, it landed on numerous best of 2017…

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Minal Hajratwala

Minal Hajratwala

AUTHOR of Moon Fiji (guidebook); Bountiful Instructions for Enlightenment (poetry); Leaving India (nonfiction). COACH at Write Like a Unicorn. @minalh

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