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We’re so excited to announce the Nia Book Club on Facebook – A place for book lovers to connect, discuss and share literary works. This will also be a place to promote authors and local book clubs/chapters making an impact in our communities. Visit the Nia Book Club page to sign up before April 1st!

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My love affair with books began just before I turned a year old. My mom, eight months pregnant with my sister, traveled with me from New Jersey to her hometown in South Carolina seeking the comfort of her mother. She...

Short Stories

10 Books Black Women Need to Read Right Now Nia Magazine

Refocus & Recharge: 10 Books Black Women Need to Read Right Now

There's nothing like getting lost in a good book. Everyone needs a diversion every once in a while. From stories of family love and loss to personal adversity, perspectives on Black female lives to feeling comfortable...
A Jones for You Love Jones Nia Magazine for black women

A Jones for You

I remember the night we met in Atlanta. On a cold evening in December, I turned around and there he was. 6'4", beautiful mocha skin, an electric smile escaping full lips, and a stature that said "dayummm". Focus, I told...
Short Story: "Him" by Chanthany Chanthany Dechanne Nia Magazine for black women

Short Story: “Him” by Chanthany Dechanne

She slid out of the driver’s side of her plain SUV, not noticing the dark colored sports coupe parked just on the other side of her. Head down and trying desperately to avoid the evidence...
Short Fiction: Free At Last Nia Magazine for black women

Short Story: “Free At Last” by J.L. Sapphire

I ran a hot bath and prepared to go on a trip. I’ve been preparing to take this trip for quite some time now. It’s long overdue for me to finally leave here. After I graduated...
Let It Be Me" by Christian Loriel Nia magazine for black women

Short Story: “Let It Be Me” by Christian Loriel

She went to see if he was dead. But when she got down to Olive Branch and saw Beanie in his hospital bed, his breathing was calm. He groaned, moved his head a lot. Constance’s blade...


Brown Butter is Love

Cocoa skinned girl your eyes should be the sun Disillusionment begets bitterness begets hate Feel the mass in your chest that can’t let you swallow Been drowning...

Can Someone Safety Pin Me Together?

Can someone safety pin me together? Because I feel as if my soul has been Ripped open with rage and sadness Maybe if I had a million...

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