Lost in Language & Sound

Readers familiar with poet/author/playwright Notzake Shange's work, including her award-winning play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf, know she can explore the touchiest topics (race, gender) with power, passion, and lyrical flair. In this memoir/collection of essays, she considers her life as a woman of color and an artist, as well as her childhood and the love for music and dance she inherited from her parents.

April 24: "[The HST] lifted a curtain from our view of the universe, changing it so profoundly that no human can look at the stars in the same way..."

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysley Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.

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