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Review of Lesley Nneka Arimah’s What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky

I first learned of Lesley Nneka Arimah’s collection of short stories, What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky (2017) from Levar Burton’s brilliant podcast, Levar Burton Reads. I loved that even though the story that he read—the … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Well-Read Black Girl Festival

Dear Lover of the Word, You’ll remember that a few months ago I did a review of Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves (2018), an anthology by Glory Edim, founder of Well-Read Black Girl. I’ve been a big … Continue reading

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Poet Lucille Clifton Has Joined the Ancestors

By Jason Boog on Feb 16, 2010 01:23 PM Critically acclaimed poet Lucille Clifton has died. The Pulitzer Prize nominated poet began her career with the collection Good Times. She also published seven books with BOA Editions, including Next: New … Continue reading

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