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VIRTUAL EVENT: New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Saba) — Center for Fiction

Editors Chris Abani and Kwame Dawes present New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Saba) with contributors Nkateko Masinga, Jamila Osman, Safia Jama, Sadia Hassan, Henneh Kyereh Kwaku, Nadra Mabrouk, Tryphena Yeboah, Adedayo Agarau, and Fatima Camara; hosted by the Center for Fiction with Poets House. RSVP/details: PLEASE NOTE: All of our virtual events are […]

Kwame Dawes — Miami Book Fair, Miami, FL

Kwame Dawes on Bivouac, in conversation with Akashic Books publisher Johnny Temple. In Kwame Dawes’s novel, Bivouac, a man’s grief over the death of his father is exacerbated by the conflict over whether the death was the result of medical negligence or if it was a political assassination.