Hillman Grad Books

Hillman Grad Books will discover new authors and highlight the beauty, nuance, and complexities of communities that have been overlooked for far too long. We can’t wait to start publishing books.

- Lena Waithe

Book Collection


Hillman Grad creates art that redefines the status quo. Led by Emmy award-winning writer Lena Waithe, Hillman Grad Books will discover new authors and highlight the beauty, nuance, and complexities of communities that have been overlooked for far too long across fiction and non-fiction.

What I Must Tell the World

Jay Leslie

A moving picture book biography that captures the life of Lorraine Hansberry, the activist and acclaimed playwright of A Raisin in the Sun.

Ocean's Godori

Elaine U. Cho

An ambitious, big-hearted science fiction debut set in a world dominated by a Korean space agency.

How to Tell When We Will Die

Johanna Hedva

A timely and necessary essay collection examining systems of care and the ways our society both stigmatizes and profits from illness.