Award-winning poet Kwame Dawes explores the insidious nature of power and the limits of protest for Chris Abani’s Black Goat poetry series.
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Following in the Caribbean footsteps of Haiti Noir and Trinidad Noir, now come dark stories from Jamaica’s capital city.
The long-awaited reissue of the book that introduced mystery fans to bodyguard-turned-investigator D Hunter.
Elizabeth Nunez – Jefferson School African American Heritage Center, Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville, VA
Elizabeth Nunez (Even in Paradise) will discuss her novel, a modern recasting of Shakespeare’s King Lear, about greed, jealousy, betrayal, and romantic love in the postcolonial world of the Caribbean. This conversation will be moderated by Marie Coles Baker and take place at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center.
Featuring: Bradley Spinelli (The Painted Gun), Diane Fanning, Con Lehane, & David Stewart; moderated by Leone Ciporin. Full program details TBA.
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Congratulations to Bernice L. McFadden, winner of the 2017 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work (Fiction) for The Book of Harlan!
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Dance of the Jakaranda featured as a New York Times Editors’ Choice selection!
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