Interviews

A conversation with Hari Ziyad

Bestselling author of Black Boy Out of Time and critically-acclaimed journalist talks about community care, writing, and abolition.

A conversation with Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa

Author of the critically-acclaimed Daughters of the Stone tells about her inspirations and the power of historical fiction.

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Daughters of the Stone by Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa

Published in 2009, Daughters of the Stone is a finalist for the PEN/Robert Bingham fellowship and an early, pioneering example of recent trends in black historical fiction.

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Black Boy Boy Out of Time is an eloquent and enlightening testament to the ways in which Black authors have always re-crafted genre categories that are not truly interested in our stories.

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Black Moses by Alain Mabanckou

Longlisted for the 2017 Man Booker International Prize, Alain Mabanckou’s Black Moses zeroes in on governmental corruption in late 1970s Congo-Brazzaville.