A Universe of Wishes: A We Need Diverse Books Anthology Edited by Dhonielle Clayton

From Book Trigger Warnings
A Universe of Wishes: A We Need Diverse Books Anthology
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Author(s) Dhonielle Clayton (Editor)
Published December 8, 2020
Publisher Random House Children's Books
Genre(s) Fantasy
Age group Young Adult


A Universe of Wishes: A We Need Diverse Books Anthology edit by Dhonielle Clayton is a young adult fantasy anthology, originally published on December 8, 2020.

Trigger Warnings

The following trigger warnings are given by short story:

A Universe of Wishes

  • Death
  • Grief
  • Loss of loved one

The Coldest Spot in the Universe

  • Colonization (mentioned)
  • Death

Habibi

  • Death
  • Physical abuse (mentioned)
  • Suicide (mentioned)

The Takeback Tango

  • Colonization (mentioned)
  • Genocide (mentioned)
  • Grief
  • Loss of loved one
  • Murder

The Weight

  • Cheating (brief mention)
  • Grief
  • Loss of loved one

Longer Than the Threads of Time

  • Acrophobia
  • Loss of loved one
  • Trauma

Liberia

  • Grief

Wish

  • Chronic illness
  • Grief

Unmoor

  • Cheating (mentioned)
  • Manipulation
  • Trauma

The Silk Blade

  • Violence

A Royal Affair

  • Homophobia
  • Kidnapping
  • Physical violence

The Scarlet Woman

  • Human sacrifice (mentioned)
  • Murder

Cristal y Ceniza

  • Homophobia

Dream and Dare

  • Bullying
  • Homophobia
  • Sexism

Representation

An asterisk (*) indicates that the author openly identifies with that identity.

The following representation are given by short story:

A Universe of Wishes

  • MM romance

Liberia

  • MM romance
  • Black case

A Royal Affair

  • MM romance

The Silk Blade

  • FF romance

Cristal y Ceniza

  • FF romance
  • Latinx main character
  • Trans character

The Takeback Tango

  • Black main character

Dream and Dare

  • FF romance

Wish

  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (main chracter)

The Weight

  • Black main characters

Unmoor

  • Latinx main character
  • Filipino side character
  • Mlm characters
  • Bi/pan side character

The Coldest Spot in the Universe

  • Muslim main character
  • Desi main character

The Beginning of Monsters

  • Queer relationship/character

Longer Than the Threads of Time

  • Latinx main character
  • Dominican-Republic immigrant main character

Habibi

  • Black main character
  • Palestinian Muslim main character

Tropes