Guest Host Tyehimba Jess interviewed poet Willie Perdomo, author of the book “The Essential Hits of Shorty Bon Bon: Poems,” which imagines the life of a percussionist, rebuilding the landscape of his apprenticeship, love, diaspora, and death. During the interview, Perdomo shares his inspiring, historical, music-filled poems.
Celebrating National Poetry Month 2013 Featuring Kadija Sesay, Tyehimba Jess,DuEwa Frazier, A. Lyric, and MEC student Jasmine Josephs Free and Open to the Public Tuesday, April 9, 2013 6:30 p.m. Medgar Evers College […]
14th National Black Writers Conference Gathering at the Waters: Healing, Legacy, and Activism in Black Literature Note: Program participants and schedule are subject to change. Register now! 2018 National Black Writers Conference Schedule Planned […]
Clarence Reynolds, the director of the Center for Black Literature, interviewed award-winning author, Tiphanie Yanique on November 19, 2010 talked about her her novella and stories, “How to Escape A Leper Colony,” and her writing […]