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

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

A Tall History of Sugar

A haunting, epic Caribbean love story, reminiscent of García Márquez’s Love in the Time of Cholera.

Tales of the Out & the Gone

Controversial literary legend Amiri Baraka’s new short story collection—an Essence Magazine best-seller—will shock and awe.

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Upcoming Events

Glen E. Friedman — Rough Trade, Brooklyn, NY

6/26/19, 7:00pm

Glen E. Friedman presents Keep Your Eyes Open and DogTown in conversation with Fugazi’s Guy Picciotto; moderated by Jason Diamond from Vol. 1 Brooklyn.

Jaime Manrique — The Center for Fiction, Brooklyn, NY

6/26/19, 7:00pm

PRIDE IN VERSE: Spotlighting International LGBTQ Poets. LGBTQ+ poets Rigoberto González, Jaime Manrique (Like This Afternoon Forever), Raquel Salas Rivera, Brenda Shaughnessy, and Yanyi will have a candid conversation on queerness, acceptance, identity, and community. They will also read from their works. More details and ticketing information at the Center for Fiction website [here].

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