Last week was the third consecutive book of the week with which school sent my son home to practice reading and the family it’s about is black.
Reading is fundamental. It is also free at the public library, making it the activity of choice for mothers of young children everywhere . . .
When I grow up, I want to be Frankenstein . . .
Reading Rainbow host LeVar Burton raised over $440,000 reading Go the Fuck to Sleep! Click to watch.
Join us on Tuesday, September 16th at 7:00 PM for ringShout’s 5th Annual Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend event, featuring Akashic author Elizabeth Nunez.
Zachary Lipez, coauthor of Please Take Me Off the Guest List, will be touring the Northeast from September 18th through September 25th! He will be joined by fellow authors R.M. O’Brien and Eric Paul. Click for a full list of dates.
Featured: Black Interest
- The Freedom Artist
- So Many Islands: Stories from the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indian, and Pacific Oceans
- John Crow’s Devil
- Scars of the Soul Are Why Kids Wear Bandages When They Don’t Have Bruises
- Tales of the Out & the Gone
- Eight New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set
- Pressure Makes Diamonds: Becoming the Woman I Pretended to Be
- She’s Gone
- Caribbean Debuts Digit
- Around Harvard Square
- Abstraktion und Einfühlung
- Bronx Biannual Issue No. 2: The Literary Journal of Urbane Urban Literature