I subscribed to My Lit Box in June of 2016, immediately after I knew it existed because it is also devoted to promoting writers of color and diversity in the publishing industry. Supporting marginalized voices with our money, when we are able, is a powerful way to demonstrate that we want change in the industry . Some of that change should come from non-marginalized writers including diversity in their work and writing stories that reflect the world we live in. But for meaningful and structural change to occur in the long run, we need writers of color and other marginalized voices to thrive and succeed in the industry. Small businesses like My Lit Box is helping them do just that, which is why it has my full support.
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