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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.

A Million Aunties

American-born artist Chris is forced to reconsider his conception of family during a visit to his mother’s Caribbean homeland.

The Roving Tree

A powerful debut novel illuminating how adoptees struggle to recapture their personal histories and cultural legacy, part of Akashic’s Open Lens imprint.

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VIRTUAL EVENT: Morowa Yejidé – Gaithersburg Book Festival (Gaithersburg, MD)

5/11/21, 7:00pm

PLEASE NOTE: All of our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET).  Panel: “Dark Fantasy”: P. Djèlí Clark (A Master of Djinn) and Morowa Yejidé (Creatures of Passage), moderated by Torie Clarke. From 1912 Cairo to modern-day Anacostia, magic, mythology and fantasy overlay the real world. Whether an Agent for the Ministry of Alchemy, […]

VIRTUAL EVENT: Speculative Los Angeles – LitFest Pasadena

5/15/21, 8:00pm

PLEASE NOTE: All of our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET). Denise Hamilton and contributors Lynell George, Kathleen Kaufman, and Duane Swierczynski discuss Speculative Los Angeles in a panel event for LitFest Pasadena. This event will be broadcast simultaneously on Facebook, YouTube, and LitFest’s website; please visit LitFest Pasadena to learn more.

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