283 Publications from Dafina an Imprint of Kensington Publishing Corp.

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Dafina Books is the leading publisher of commercial fiction written by and about people of African descent. The word Dafina, which is Swahili for an unexpected gift or treasure, reflects the imprint’s mission: to share the gift of storytelling.

Founded in 2000, Dafina Books has established itself as a publishing home for dynamic stories in genres as diverse as historical fiction, women’s fiction, street lit, suspense, romance, teen, and inspirational. Dafina Books launched the careers of today’s most popular African American commercial authors, including Wahida Clark, Mary Monroe, Mary B. Morrison, Kimberla Lawson Roby, and Carl Weber. Dafina Books publishes over 50 books a year in hardcover, trade paperback, mass market, and eBook.

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