Marginalized Book Bloggers You Should Be Following

Since I started blogging, I’ve read many, many blogs and found a lot of lists of favorite blogs, but in the year and a half, I have read zero large lists of marginalized bloggers. (I’m sure a few exist, but none that I’ve come across or seen being promoted.) That’s where today’s post comes in. On Twitter, I asked for bloggers that were a part of a marginalized identity to link their blog if they wanted to be included so that I could compile this post.

This is nowhere near a comprehensive post. Instead, it is only the beginning, and I hope it grows and grows.

Why are marginalized book bloggers important?

We can read books with characters of the same marginalized identities and promote them with even more fervor because we saw ourselves in them.

We can read books critically and point out flaws and problematic aspects in the representation.

…And a multitude of other reasons that this post is not here for. Marginalized book bloggers are important. Supporting marginalized book bloggers is also important. That’s why this post is here. 

Many marginalized people have intersections of their identities. I’ve included them under all headings their identities are a part of that they mentioned. 

Bloggers Of Color

Queer Bloggers

(This includes all identities of the LGBTQIAP+ spectrum, of course.)

Bloggers With Disabilities

(This includes all types of disabilities, including mental illnesses.)

Unspecified Diverse Bloggers

(These are bloggers who are marginalized, but either are not comfortable stating their marginalization or have multiple people with many marginalizations on their team.)

Do you recognize any of your favorite blogs? If not on here, who are some of your favorite diverse bloggers? Why do you think marginalized bloggers are important? Are YOU a marginalized book blogger that would like to be included here? Leave a comment!

Thanks for reading!



53 thoughts on “Marginalized Book Bloggers You Should Be Following

  1. Such a great list ❤❤❤

    I’m a bi latina blogging at, and also @minandherbooks on twitter, so if you wanted, you could check those out 🙂


  2. Wow! This is a long, and a wonderful blogger’s list. I am taking note of some of them. Thank you for sharing.

    I have my own blog where I post Creative writing, English Literature, and food and drinks. To check my blog out, press on my name and it will redirect you to my blog.

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  3. Thank you, this is great 😀 I’m going to go through the whole list tomorrow.
    I would love to be included in this list, if it’s not too late 🙂 I have been struggling with the chronic illness M.E. for many years now.

    My blog is ^_^


  4. This is such an epic list! Thank you so much for sharing these blogs with us all, I am definitely going to check out the ones I’m seeing for the first time.

    I’m a “marginalized” book blogger too – I’m a Muslim, South African book blogger whose racial status is “coloured”.

    Nihaad | Read & Seek


  5. This post is amazing and I’m so excited to go through and follow all these blogs! I didn’t see when you were asking for blogs on Twitter, but I’m chronically ill, and post about my illnesses quite a bit on my blog (and I’m trying to do so even more to spread awareness), it would be amazing if you could add my blog to the disability list. My blog is

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  6. Jananee over at !!!! Jananee is really sweet and she’s always emphasizing about reading diversely! GREAT LIST BTW! ❤😻


  7. Thank you so much for this list I will definitely be going through and checking out everyone’s blog as soon as I have some more free time. As someone with a physical disability I really appreciate you doing this!!

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  8. WOW! What an amazing list! Thank you so much for compiling this.

    I don’t know that I consider myself a “book blogger” necessarily, but I am focusing on diverse books in my reviews, and I’m also a mental illness advocate and I frequently post about living with depression. I would love to be included and I’m always looking for more friends 🙂

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  9. Thank you so much for this list. It’s really beautiful to see so many people–a small part of the community perhaps, but an incredibly important one.

    I don’t know if I’m entirely comfortable self-identifying as marginalized, in part because I know I’m privileged in other ways. But it’s really lovely to see other queer and neuroatypical people especially on this list, and I know I’ll be exploring the list this weekend. Thank you so much for sharing ❤

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  10. AVA!!! thank you so much for including me!! i’ll try to check ALL of these blogs, because everyone deserves it.
    aLSO, i really appreciate what you do for diversity. it’s hella amazing and i could not be more thankful for you (not only for your blog posts but for EVERYTHING). so thank you thank you thank you. ❤

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  11. Thank you so much for this list and this post. It’s truly wonderful. I’m going to save it up and check out everyone on this list (:
    As someone with a mental illness, I very much appreciate this post.
    Thank you! (:

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