About & Contact

ygZpEdArTQ6bV4LWSP18Hw_thumb_8b93Hi! I’m Makeda

Mom to a boisterous toddler, Lawyer and an avid reader.  Some of my earliest memories involved reading and escaping into the worlds the words conjured up in my mind.

Following the birth of my son in 2015 I decided to make a conscious effort to inform myself of the history that underlies my melanin.  I wanted to learn; in order to share.  

I created ColourLit as a way to showcase literature authored by, or about, people of colour.  I also wanted a space to air my views, keep on top of what I’ve read (in one place), share events and places I find, that celebrate the history and culture of people of colour, and also connect with other readers.

My current favourite genres are historical fiction, psychological thrillers, dystopian, biographies and self-help books.  


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