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We are a Caribbean-based quarterly book subscription package.

Our primary mission is to amplify marginalized voices through the recognition and celebration of diverse literature, while our core mandates are affordability, sustainability and accessibility.

Good books should be accessible. As Caribbean readers we found out that trying to get the newest releases sometimes meant ordering them ourselves and having to deal with the beautiful, considerate, well mannered customs officers. We also got tired of developed country narratives dominating book conversations. Why should these narratives be the norm when authors of colour, and writers from the Global South have a rich and far reaching literary canon?

Decentred Lit is an effort to challenge that single narrative.

What's in the package?

Book Only

A no-frills brown paper package with a brand-new, handpicked book written by an author of colour. Each package also comes with our quarterly spoiler card(s) and specially designed bookmark(s). The book may be hardcover or paperback, however priority will be given to hardcovers.

Full Package

Everything in the Book Only subscription plus more! We reduce our environmental footprint by opting for exclusively-designed canvas totes over boxes, and include 3-4 multi-use literary accoutrements that tie into each quarter’s theme, such as artwork, tea, and notebooks. 

MEET THE TEAM

KAYMARA BARRETT

Head Cook and Bottle Washer, Occasional Bull Bucka and Duppy Conquerer, Bane of allocishet publishing.

Reading speed: -1
DNF Skill: +1
Number of books in bag: +3

Favorite book:
Do you have a minute to talk about our Lord and Savior, “An Unkindness of Ghosts?”

Gizelle Fletcher

Creative Director, Content Creator, For Colored Girls Book Club Founder, Jingbang Extraordinaire.

Reading speed: -1
DNF Skill: 100 thousand trillion
Number of books in bag: +3

Favorite book:
It changes. Right now it’s N.K. Jemisin’s Dreamblood Duology.

STACY-ANN HAYLES

LOGISTICS AND OPERATIONS , WEB DESIGN NERD, DIGITAL MARKETING MAVEN, PROBLEM SOLVER, INTERNET WHISPERER.

Reading speed: +2
DNF Skill: -500
Number of books in bag: +2

Favorite book:
The nomad rebel manifesto called “The Art of Non-Conformity” by Chris Guillebeau.