About

Meet the Bookstagrammer

Hello! ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿพ My name is Bezi, and Iโ€™m a book reviewer and writer working in digital marketing for Penguin Teen and Penguin Kids at Penguin Young Readers!

I have both an academic background in and a love for speculative fiction, medieval literature, and critical race studies. My favorite genres to read include own voices YA and adult fantasy, Afrofuturism, romance, and contemporary YA centering BIPOC!

Dreaming in the Dark

Tune in every other Wednesday for my new Black fantasy podcast!

Dreaming in the Dark is a podcast created by Ravynn K. Stringfield and I โ€” Black fantasy scholars with a love of magic โ€” that brings the stories we wished we had as children to the forefront!

Named after Toni Morrisonโ€™s Playing in the Dark, our podcast celebrates the creations that center those usually written in the margins of the fantastic ๐Ÿ’œ go

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