Books by Veronica Chambers


Veronica Chambers is the editor for Narrative Projects at the New York Times. She is a prolific author, best known for the New York Times bestseller Finish the Fight!, which was named a best book of the year by The Washington Post, the New York Public Library, and others. Her other works include the critically acclaimed memoir Mama's Girl, Shirley Chisholm Is a Verb, and the anthologies The Meaning of Michelle--a collection by writers celebrating former first lady Michelle Obama--and Queen Bey: A Celebration of the Power and Creativity of Beyoncé Knowles-Carter. Born in Panama and raised in Brooklyn, she writes often about her Afro-Latina heritage. She speaks, reads, and writes Spanish, but she is truly fluent in Spanglish. You can find her online at or on Twitter and Instagram @vvchambers.


Everybody's Got Something

Robin Roberts and Veronica Chambers


Meals, Music, and Muses: Recipes from My African American...

Veronica Chambers and Alexander Smalls


Between Harlem and Heaven: Afro-Asian-American Cooking for...

Jj Johnson, Veronica Chambers, et al.


For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics

Veronica Chambers, Donna Brazile, et al.


Yes, Chef

Marcus Samuelsson and Veronica Chambers


32 Yolks: From My Mother's Table to Working the Line

Eric Ripert and Veronica Chambers


Resist: 40 Profiles of Ordinary People Who Rose Up Against...

Veronica Chambers and Paul Ryding


Finish the Fight!: The Brave and Revolutionary Women Who...

Veronica Chambers and The Staff of the New York Times


Shirley Chisholm Is a Verb

Veronica Chambers and Rachelle Baker


Finish the Fight! Lib/E: The Brave and Revolutionary Women...

The Staff of the New York Times and Veronica Chambers


Call and Response: The Story of Black Lives Matter

Veronica Chambers