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The Girl with the Golden Shoes

A dazzling coming-of-age novella, now an Essence Magazine best seller, by Jamaica’s top-selling writer.

Confessions of a Ex-Doofus-ItchyFooted Mutha

Nearly forty years after breaking his way into public consciousness, the indefatigable godfather of indie features and African American cinema presents a graphic novel that serves as the inspiration for his latest film.

New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Tatu)

This limited-edition nine-piece box set, an African Poetry Book Fund (APBF) project, features the work of new African poets.

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Santa Cruz Noir — Bookshop Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA

6/19/18, 7:00pm

Join editor Susie Bright with contributors Jon Bailiff, Jessica Breheny, Vinnie Hansen, Dillon Kaiser, Beth Lisick, Lou Mathews, Elizabeth McKenzie, Liza Monroy, Tommy Moore, Peggy Townsend, and Jill Wolfson for the hometown launch of Santa Cruz Noir.

Theasa Tuohy — Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, Hammondsport, NY

6/23/18, 2:00pm

Theasa Tuohy presents Flying Jenny at the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum of aviation in Hammondsport.

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