2018 PEN America Literary Award Winner-Los Angeles Winner of the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Fiction, Black Jesus and Other Superheroes chronicles…
What do you want to be when you grow up? Discover the new daring tales of inspiration from over fifty iconic British icons today, who have each harnessed their childish curiosity and ambition and turned it into their own superhero power. With a special introduction by Stormzy.
Explore the lives of inspirational figures - from dancer Princess K, who went from tapping her foot under the desk at school, to captivating the world centre stage at Glastonbury. Sprinter, Dina Asher Smith who started crawling and running at lightning speed to become the fastest British woman in history. Broadcaster Reggie Yates using the power of empathy to connect instantly whether in person or through the screen and actor Riz Ahmed, using his ability to code-switch between cultures and creative outlets excelling as an scholar, actor, activist, and rapper.
This is a book filled with inspiring journeys, to encourage and empower you to harness your power, and become your own Superhero.