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L. L. McKinney

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About L. L. McKinney

Named one of The Root’s 100 most influential African Americans of 2020, Leatrice “Elle” McKinney, writing as L.L. McKinney, is an advocate for equality and inclusion in publishing, and the creator of the hashtags #PublishingPaidMe and #WhatWoCWritersHear. 

Elle’s also a gamer, Blerd, and adamant Hei Hei stan, living in Kansas City, spending her free time plagued by her cat–Sir Chester Fluffmire Boopsnoot Purrington Wigglebottom Flooferson III, esquire, Baron o’Butterscotch or #SirChester for short.

Her works include the Nightmare-Verse books, Nubia: Real One through DC, Marvel’s Black Widow: Bad Blood, and more.

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A Blade So Black
A Dream So Dark
A Crown So Cursed

A Blade So Black

A Dream So Dark

A Crown So Cursed

" A Blade So Black is a novel that roars mightily in the face of all those Wonderland tales that have come before.  L. L. Mckinney is on her way to someplace special with this debut; get onboard now. "

LOCUS MAGAZINE

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