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Featured: Black Interest

Kingston Noir (Jamaica)

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

We Matter: Athletes and Activism

In interviews and essays, high-profile activist athletes explore the intersection of sports and politics.

Black Marks

A powerful tale of a young woman’s quest to unearth her identity, lost between cultures and families.

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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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