Jayne Allen

Author of Black Girls Must Die Exhausted (Harper Paperbacks)

Innovative Entrepreneur and Author

Jayne Allen is a novelist, entrepreneur, attorney, and engineer. Her debut novel, Black Girls Must Die Exhausted, which Kirkus Reviews called “both timely and enjoyable,” was originally self-published and is being made into a series with Harper Paperbacks. She is the creator of Book Genius, an end-to-end book publishing course, and Quality Black Books, a publishing house focused on narratives reflective of black culture and underrepresented communities. Jayne has been featured by Black EnterpriseSheen MagazinexoNecole, and numerous popular book blogs. She is a native of Detroit, a resident of Los Angeles, and a graduate of Duke University Pratt School of Engineering and Harvard Law School.

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