Ernie Barnes Revival

617C762D-E8DB-458D-9234-D38CA65177C4Years ago when we were primarily art dealers, Ernie Barnes was mainstay. It is great to see his work is on display.

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Photos: PHOTOS: Clarke Central Black Culture Club’s Black Art Matters Celebration at 40 Watt – Athens Banner-Herald – Athens, GA

Photos: PHOTOS: Clarke Central Black Culture Club’s Black Art Matters Celebration at 40 Watt – Athens Banner-Herald – Athens, GA
— Read on www.onlineathens.com/photogallery/GA/20180516/NEWS/516009999/PH/1

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events | Academy of American Poets

Today Poet Geza Tatrallyay will be reading from his new release Sighs and Murmurs. This is item #9 of list of ways to celebrate National Poetry Month.

The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets.
— Read on www.poets.org/poetsorg/events

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New Year, New Blog, New Writing Projects

Looking forward to all you will do for the written and spoken word in 2018!

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While musings on memes, celebratory posts about publications, and recaps of cool events have dominated my Facebook feed for the past year, I have neglected the blog I started at age sixteen. But with the upcoming release of my new poetry book (did I mention I’m coming out with another book?!), I want to return to my roots.

Here you’ll find unpublishable diatribes about writing, links to interviews, and more. & with a brand new, cleaner look not reminiscent of the middle school emo phase.

So what’s happened since 2017?

1.I’m releasing a new book of poetry!

PRA Publishing will be producing my second chapbook of poetry, as of yet untitled, in Fall 2018. This means I’ll be reading from the book often and uploading videos to my personal Youtube channel, which you can find here. I will also be attending festivals, reading at poetry events, and rocking stages…

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New Book: “Derek Walcott’s Love Affair with Film”

Great news!

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In December 2017, Peepal Tree Press published Derek Walcott’s Love Affair with Film, by Jean Antoine-Dunne. [Compelling—sounds like a nice New Year’s gift to myself!]

Description: Completed with the enthusiastic support and participation of the late Laureate, Jean Antoine-Dunne’s lively and enriching study begins in a recognition of how important film has been in the whole of Derek Walcott’s career. It is not merely that Derek Walcott wrote a number independent film scripts such as The Rig, The Haitian Earth, and To Die for Grenada; wrote film treatments of several of his plays such as for Marie Laveau, Ti Jean, and O Babylon; and also produced a film treatment of his poetic epic Omeros; but that the whole of Walcott’s work, whether poetry, drama or painting, is infused with the sense of the filmic.

Jean Antoine-Dunne is a Senior Lecturer in Literatures in…

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Welcome Geza Tatrallyay – Kathleen Kaska #BlackOpalBooks #PRAauthour

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