Glory Edim is an author, activist, and the founder of Well-Read Black Girl. She’s the author of the best-selling anthology, Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves, and is currently working on a memoir She resides in Washington D.C. with her son, Zikomo.

Published Works

On Girlhood: 15 Stories from the Well-Read Black Girl Library
Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories


National Book Foundation Presents: An Afternoon with the National Book Awards

March 25, 2023 4PM – 5PM

John Keene (“Punks: New & Selected Poems”) and Robert Samuels & Toluse Olorunnipa (“His Name Is George Floyd: One Man’s Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice”) discuss how singular stories collectively shape history.

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