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They Better Call Me Sugar: My Journey from the Hood to the Hardwood

In unflinchingly honest prose, Sugar Rodgers shares her inspiring story of overcoming tremendous odds to become an all-star in the WNBA.

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*While supplies last, books ordered through the website will include a bookplate SIGNED by Sugar Rodgers

Bronx Biannual: The Literary Journal of Urbane Urban Literature

A literary journal’s debut featuring writing from: Donnell Alexander, Federico Anderson, Dana Crum, Michael A. Gonzales, KRS-One, Michael C. Ladd, Ferentz Lafargue, Reginald Lewis, Adam Mansbach, Caille Millner, muMs, and Greg Tate.

Iron Balloons: Hit Fiction From Jamaica’s Calabash Writer’s Workshop

Jamaica’s literary lion Colin Channer presents new fiction from the freshest young Jamaican authors and the Calabash International Literary Festival’s Extended Family.

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Upcoming Events

VIRTUAL EVENT: Sugar Rodgers, CJ Farley – Greenlight Bookstore (Brooklyn, NY)

4/21/21, 7:30pm

PLEASE NOTE: All of our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET). Sugar Rodgers presents her memoir, They Better Call Me Sugar, in conversation with CJ Farley, author of Game World and Around Harvard Square. Full details TBA; please visit Greenlight Bookstore to learn more.

VIRTUAL EVENT: Ben Okri – Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

4/23/21, 8:00pm

PLEASE NOTE: All of our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET).  Panel discussion: “The Art of the Short Story” featuring Carribean Fragoza, Ben Okri, Deesha Philyaw, and Shruti Swamy, moderated by Dorany Pineda. This event is free to attend but registration is required; please click here to register via Eventbrite.

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