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February 2016 News & Features
My brother Sid was a fire starter who started early. He was twelve. He was precocious. He was an igniter atrocious. He was a pyromaniac poet laureate . . .
Jay was sure that he didn’t know a single person in the bar . . .
Marlon and Shawn spend every Saturday of their retirement fishing together out on Runaway Bay . . .
To celebrate the release of Tales, the long-awaited reissue of Amiri Baraka’s 1967 story collection, we’re pleased to give you a taste of Baraka’s provocative writing with an excerpt from the book.
To celebrate the release of The System of Dante’s Hell, the long-awaited reissue of Amiri Baraka’s remarkable 1965 novel, we’re pleased to share a new introduction written by Woodie King Jr.
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Featured: Black Interest
- Bronx Biannual Issue No. 2: The Literary Journal of Urbane Urban Literature
- Black Music
- Accra Noir (Ghana)
- God Carlos
- New Worlds, Old Ways: Speculative Tales from the Caribbean
- Abstraktion und Einfühlung
- Eight New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set
- May Digit
- A History of the African-American People (Proposed) by Strom Thurmond, as told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid (A Novel)
- She’s Gone
- The Angels’ Share
- Prospero’s Daughter