Black History Month: Contemporary Authors

My second list for Black History Month is a list of Black contemporary authors.  Again, while there are many more authors who could be on a list like this, I am including only authors I have already read.

Canadian
Lawrence Hill
André Alexis
Dany Laferrière
Afua Cooper
Carole Enahoro
Yahaya Baruwa
David Chariandy
Dionne Brand
George Elliott Clarke
Yejide Kilanko
Esi Edugyan
Austin Clarke
Nalo Hopkinson
Cecil Foster
Suzette Mayr
Horane Smith

International
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Terry McMillan
Tayari Jones
Carleen Brice
Dinaw Mengistu
Lalita Tademy
Jacqueline Woodson
Connie Briscoe
Nadifa Mohamed
Lola Shoneyin
Teju Cole
Toni Morrison
Chibundu Onuzo
Yvette Edwards
Heleen Oyeyemi
Eric Jerome Dickey
Andrea Levy
Taiye Selasi
Chika Unigwe
Bernice McFadden
Jacinda Townsend
Rosalyn McMillan
Zadie Smith

Christian
ReShonda Tate Billingsley
Victoria Christopher Murray
Tiffany L. Warren
Rhonda Bowen
Stacy Hawkins Adams
Sharon Tubbs
Angela Benson
Marilynn Griffith
E.N. Joy
Tia McCollors
Michele Andrea Bowen
Jacquelin Thomas
Shana Burton

Who would you recommend for me to add to this list?

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