In conversation with Liz Moore
Zakiya Dalila Harris is the author of the instant New York Times bestseller The Other Black Girl, a thriller in which a young Black editorial assistant slowly realizes there are more sinister forces in her publishing house than the microaggressions that hurt her career. It was chosen as Good Morning America and Read with Marie Claire book club picks, and was selected as one of the best books of 2021 by TIME, The Washington Post, Vogue, People, and NPR, among other media outlets. A former editorial assistant and assistant editor at Knopf and Doubleday, Harris has contributed essays and book reviews to Guernica and The Rumpus. The Other Black Girl is currently being adapted into a Hulu series.
Liz Moore is the bestselling author of Long Bright River, The Words of Every Song, Heft, and The Unseen World. A creative writing professor in the M.F.A. program at Temple University, her fiction and nonfiction have been published in Tin House and The New York Times, among other publications.