COURTTIA NEWLAND is the author of seven books including A River Called Time, The Gospel According to Cane, and his much-lauded debut, The Scholar. In 2016 he was awarded the Roland Rees Bursary for playwriting. As a screenwriter, he has cowritten two episodes of the Steve McQueen BBC series Small Axe. Cosmogramma is his latest book.
- Nov 6, 2021: VIRTUAL EVENT: Courttia Newland – WORD Bookstore (Brooklyn, NY)
- Nov 12, 2021: VIRTUAL EVENT: Courttia Newland – Radical Books Collective
- Nov 14, 2021: VIRTUAL EVENT: Courttia Newland, Miami Book Fair International (Miami, FL)
- Jan 29, 2022: VIRTUAL EVENT: Alex Wheatle, Courttia Newland – Books Inc. (San Francisco, CA)
In celebration of the release of Black History Month, our Black History Digit includes excerpts from our two February Releases—Nowhere Is a Place by Bernice L. McFadden and The Gospel According to Cane by Courttia Newland—along with Chris Abani’s Becoming Abigail and Kola Boof’s The Sexy Part of the Bible.