Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

||| |||

Catalog » Browse by Title: B » Bronx Biannual Issue No. 2: The Literary Journal of Urbane Urban Literature

Bronx Biannual Issue No. 2: The Literary Journal of Urbane Urban Literature

Edited by:

The second issue of the groundbreaking new literary journal.

$13.95 $10.46


Bronx Biannual began in the summer of 2006, a literary journal edited by Miles Marshall Lewis dedicated to publishing urbane urban literature. The premiere edition published fiction and essays from some of the finest writers of the hip-hop generation, including Greg Tate, KRS-One, Donnell Alexander, and many new talents. Each Bronx Biannual will be decidedly different from its predecessors in terms of editorial focus and design. Issue 2 features wild, strict, and pretty writing from authors Kenji Jasper, Zadie Smith, Carol Taylor, Michael A. Gonzales, and more new voices.

Contributors: Bahiyyih Davis, Liza Jessie Peterson, Miles Marshall Lewis, Sun Singleton, Sheree Renee Thomas, Michael A. Gonzales, t’ai freedom ford, D. Scot Miller, Kenji Jasper, SekouWrites, Jerry A. Rodriguez, Staceyann Chin, kelly a. abel, Carol Taylor, and Natasha Labaze.

Book Details

  • Paperback: 225 pages
  • Published: 6/1/07
  • IBSN: 9781933354095


MILES MARSHALL LEWIS was born in the Bronx in 1970 and currently splits his time between New York City and Paris, France. He is the author of Scars of the Soul Are Why Kids Wear Bandages When They Don’t Have Bruises and There’s a Riot Goin’ On, the editor of Bronx Biannual and Bronx Biannual 2, and is a former editor of Vibe and XXL. His work has been published in The Believer Book of Writers Talking to Writers, LA Weekly, the Village Voice, Rolling Stone, Essence, and other publications.

More info »