The Big Smoke

Adrian Matejka's poetry collection profiles legendary American heavyweight Jack Johnson, the first African-American boxer – outspoken, capricious, and misunderstood – with astounding insight and compassion.

April 23: " 'A job,' the woman repeated again, smiling, as if I hadn't heard her. 'Would you like one?' "

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