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Featured: Black Interest

eel on reef

A truly exciting American debut from a Nigerian writer on Chris Abani’s new poetry imprint, Black Goat, with an introduction by Kwame Dawes.

Tales of the Out & the Gone

Controversial literary legend Amiri Baraka’s new short story collection—an Essence Magazine best-seller—will shock and awe.

Cake

The highly anticipated second title from Akashic’s groundbreaking street-lit imprint, The Armory, curated by author Kenji Jasper.

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Upcoming Events

Theasa Tuohy — Oklahoma Book Festival, Oklahoma City, OK

9/21/19

Theasa Tuohy presents Flying Jenny at the Oklahoma Book Festival; full festival details available here.

Ryan O’Callaghan — Brooklyn Book Festival, Brooklyn, NY

9/22/19, 1:00pm

The Paths to Pride: Brothers, sisters, moms, dads, seniors, children, friends and strangers who are LGBTQIA are out or are living secret lives from someone or everyone– often at great personal expense to their health, their sanity and their well being. Samra Habib (We Have Always Been Here), William Dameron (The Lie: A Memoir of […]

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