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New Worlds, Old Ways: Speculative Tales from the Caribbean

Discover some of the best in speculative short fiction from the Caribbean’s up-and-coming voices.

The Game Don’t Change

The posthumous novel from legendary Queens rapper Mazaradi Fox, who was once a member of 50 Cent’s G-Unit crew.

Scars of the Soul Are Why Kids Wear Bandages When They Don’t Have Bruises

An authentic and riveting hip-hop memoir in the Joan Didion tradition from Bronx native Lewis.

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Upcoming Events

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett – Palm Springs Writers Guild (Palm Springs, CA)

12/4/21, 1:00pm

Presentation: “Polishing Your Short Story to A Publishable Shine” by guest speaker Barbara DeMarco-Barrett (editor of Palm Springs Noir). Masks and vaccination required to attend in-person, but all registrants will receive a video replay of this presentation. Books will be available for purchase. This event begins at 1:00 pm Pacific time and is hosted by […]

VIRTUAL EVENT: Alejandro Pérez-Cortés – Third Place Books Lake Forest (Lake Forest Park, WA)

12/10/21, 9:00pm

Please note: all our virtual events are listed in Eastern time (ET). Alejandro Pérez-Cortes launches his new poetry collection Ima and Coli Are the Tree That Was Never a Seed / Ima y coli son el arbol que nunca fue semilla with special guests Claudia Castro Luna and Gerald Bigelow. This virtual event will be […]

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