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THE WHITE GUY DIES FIRST

Alt Text: Ali Fisher at Tor Teen has acquired, in an exclusive submission, The White Guy Dies First edited by Terry J. Benton-Walker—a YA horror anthology featuring 13 authors of color writing short stories in which the white guy always dies first. Publication is slated for Summer 2024; Patrice Caldwell at New Leaf Literary & Media did the deal for world English rights.

The White Guy Dies First is a collection of thirteen chilling and subversive horror stories for young adults that center characters of color and upend classic horror tropes. In addition to a contribution from Benton-Walker, the volume will include short stories from bestselling, award-winning, and up-and-coming authors of color: Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé, Kalynn Bayron, Kendare Blake, H.E. Edgmon, Lamar Giles, Chloe Gong, Alexis Henderson, Tiffany D. Jackson, Adiba Jaigirdar, Naseem Jamnia, Mark Oshiro, and Karen Strong.
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