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Bayana A Davis author. content creator. nerd.

About Me

Bayana A. Davis is a writer and content creator born and raised in Oakland, California. She has a B.A. from Mills College in English-Creative Writing and is a co-founder of Black Nerds Create. She is a fierce advocate of critical fandom, the increased representation of Black women in media, time travel, dragons, and avoiding the AI apocalypse. She hopes her writing will add to the increasing diversity of stories creating space and representation for Black folks, especially in science fiction and fantasy. You can find her work at and find her fangirling on social media at @yanawroteit.

Black Nerds Create


Black Nerds Create is a collective that provides content through a lens of critical and creative fandom, in order to advocate for and contribute to meaningful representation in media for Black folks specifically, and systemically marginalized people in general.

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These Bewitching Bonds Editor

The THESE BEWITCHING BONDS anthology is a collaboration between Black Nerds Create and Wizards in Space Literary Magazine. The anthology features fiction, poetry, and artwork from Black creators around the theme of magic and community. Out Now!

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