Cover Reveal: Ink and Ashes 

Cover reveal for INK AND ASHES by Valynne E. Maetani, Tu Books’ first New Visions Award winner.

Out Today: Rose Eagle

Tu Books is excited to announce the release of its first e-novella: ROSE EAGLE, prequel to the award-winning KILLER OF ENEMIES.

Native American Heritage Month: 10 Children’s Books By Native Writers

A list of 10 recommended books by Native American writers for Native American Heritage Month.

Thirteen Scary YA Books: Diverse Edition

A list of thirteen YA horror novels, all featuring diverse characters or by diverse authors.

Ask an Editor: Hooking the Reader Early

Tu Books Publisher and Editorial Director Stacy Whitman shares some advice for aspiring authors, especially those looking to submit to our New Visions Award, on how to hook readers and captivate them from the very beginning of your novel.

Ask an Editor: Worldbuilding in Speculative Fiction, Part II

Tu Books publisher Stacy Whitman discusses worldbuilding in speculative fiction, why it can be so challenging to do well, and how writers should approach it.

20 YA Novels for Thinking Adults: A Diverse List

We believe no one should be ashamed of their reading choices, and that there are lots of great YA novels that adults can enjoy. Here’s a list of 20 YA novels that made us think, perfect for recommending to your friends who may be new to YA.

Ask an Editor: Worldbuilding After the Apocalypse

Tu Books editor and publisher Stacy Whitman shares some tips for good worldbuilding in post-apocalyptic stories.

Where are the people of color in dystopias?

Librarian Sarah Hannah Gómez analyzes depictions of diversity in today’s biggest dystopian books, TV shows, and movies.

Is My Character “Black Enough”? Advice on Writing Cross-Culturally

Tu Books Publisher and Editorial Director Stacy Whitman shares advice on writing cross-culturally for an author who wonders, “Is my character black enough?”