From the organization We Need Diverse Books and Dhonielle Clayton, the co-author of Blackout, comes a fantasy collection of short stories from a list of diverse, award-winning, and bestselling authors. This critically acclaimed young adult anthology welcomes every voice to lead, empower, and take command of their universe.

Close your eyes, make a wish, and step into a world where…
 
A princess has no need for a prince. 
Memories vanish with the cast of a spell. 
Dazzling ballgowns hide dark secrets.
The fight continues to create a realm where everyone can belong.
And the universe is yours for the taking.
 
In collaboration with We Need Diverse Books, fifteen award-winning, diverse authors created this powerful anthology of young adult stories about forbidden love, broken promises, and monsters long misunderstood.
 
This stunning collection includes writing from Samira Ahmed, Jenni Balch, Libba Bray, Dhonielle Clayton, Zoraida Córdova, Tessa Gratton, Kwame Mbalia, Anna-Marie McLemore, Tochi Onyebuchi, Mark Oshiro, Natalie C. Parker, Rebecca Roanhorse, V. E. Schwab, Tara Sim, and Nic Stone whose voices ring out in the wish for a braver and more beautiful universe.
 
"This anthology resonates in its thorough enrichment of the canon." —Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

"A noteworthy collection brimming with empowering tales that confirm all readers deserve to have their stories told." —Shelf Awareness, Starred Review

"A refreshing anthology depicting worlds where everyone can belong.” —Kirkus Reviews

"The diversity represented in these stories is exceptional, and many readers who may have thus far been unable to find themselves in the pages of speculative fiction will see themselves here.... A strong choice for all collections serving teens." —SLJ