“Poetry is the way we help give name to the nameless so it can be thought. The farthest external horizons of our hopes and fears are cobbled by our poems, carved from the rock experiences of our daily lives.” —Audre Lorde, “Poetry Is Not a Luxury”

Extend the horizons of your reading group. Check out these great books by  writers of color, LGBTQIA writers, and writers with disabilities.

Click the images below to find essays about the books and links to bookstore sites.