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September/October 2015

Dawn Davis—vice president and publisher of 37 INK, an imprint of Simon & Schuster’s Atria Publishing Group—talks about editing Edward P. Jones, the lack of diversity in publishing, and what some of the most successful authors have in common.


News and Trends

July/August 2015

Since its founding in 2008, Badilisha Poetry X-Change has built the largest online archive of contemporary African poetry, including work by nearly four hundred poets from more than thirty countries across Africa and the diaspora. Now, with the launch of a new mobile site, Badilisha is making African poetry more accessible and interactive to millions of Africans.

A Profile of Tracy K. Smith

by Renee H. Shea


March/April 2015

<p>In her extraordinary new memoir, <i>Ordinary Light</i>, Pulitzer Prize­–winning poet Tracy K. Smith embraces a fuller sense of herself as a writer while cementing the connection between her children and her ancestors using the best glue she knows: words.</p>

A Profile of T. Geronimo Johnson

by Kevin Nance


March/April 2015

<p>For T. Geronimo Johnson, whose second book, <i>Welcome to Braggsville</i>, was published in February, writing is a way to push himself, and his readers, into uncomfortable territory—to start a conversation, a communion, that could open up our hearts.</p>



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