One way to locate contemporary African American women authors is by using selected Library of Congress subject terms. Try finding authors using the following subject headings:
Enter the headings into the book catalog's search box. Change the search from keyword to subject. SAU returns 36 records; 127 when all Rivershare libraries are added. You will need to verify whether the authors are contemporary. Also, watch for format and audience. As we share resources with many public libraries, the probability does exist that the item is for a younger audience.
These books represent a selection of sources. This is not exhaustive.