Jordan Peele Just Released a 400-Page Horror Book About Injustices Against Black People
Out There Screaming: An Anthology of New Black Horror is #1 on Amazon's Horror Bestseller chart!
Jordan Peele is an Oscar and Emmy-Award winning director, actor and producer. His first feature film, Get Out, received four Academy Award nominations, including one for Best Picture, and earned him an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. His second feature, Us, was released in 2019 and broke numerous box-office records while Nope, his third feature, landed #1 at the box office.
Now, he's trying his hand in the publishing world with his new book, Out There Screaming: An Anthology of New Black Horror. It's a collection of stories from 20 Black authors, both seasoned and emerging, who examine the realities of injustice through supernatural themes. The collection includes perspectives from N.K. Jemisin, Erin E. Adams, Ezra Claytan Daniels, Tananarive Due, Nalo Hopkinson, Tochi Onyebuchi, Rebecca Roanhorse, Terence Taylor, Cadwell Turnbull and more.
From police brutality to freedom riders getting stranded, "its stories prey on everything we think we know about our world . . . and redefine what it means to be afraid."