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Black History Digit

In celebration of the release of Black History Month, our Black History Digit includes excerpts from our two February Releases—Nowhere Is a Place by Bernice L. McFadden and The Gospel According to Cane by Courttia Newland—along with Chris Abani’s Becoming Abigail and Kola Boof’s The Sexy Part of the Bible.

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.

Kingston Noir (Jamaica)

Following in the Caribbean footsteps of Haiti Noir and Trinidad Noir, now come dark stories from Jamaica’s capital city.

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Upcoming Events

VIRTUAL EVENT – K’wan, Kizzy’s Books and More (Winter Garden, FL)

10/21/21, 8:00pm

Please note: all our virtual events are listed in Eastern time. K’wan discusses his latest book, The Reluctant King, in this virtual event hosted by Kizzy’s Books and More. This event is free to attend but registration is required; please visit Eventbrite to learn more or to register.

Deirdre Sinnott – Catskill Arts Society at the Laundry King (Livingston Manor, NY)

10/23/21, 4:00pm

Join Deirdre Sinnott for a reading from and discussion of The Third Mrs. Galway. This event will be held in-person.

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