November, 2017

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Francesca West at the TranquilBuzz Saturday

Everyone is invited to Words and Music on Saturday, November 18, 2:00-4:00pm at the TranquilBuzz Coffee House, 112 W. Yankie Street (corner of Texas and Yankie Streets) in Silver City. The featured poet will be Francesca West. Her reading will be followed by an open mic for words and music. The TranquilBuzz, in collaborationRead the Rest…


Award Given to JJ Amaworo Wilson’s Damnificados

JJ Amaworo Wilson’s debut novel Damnificados has won the 2017 Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Legacy Award for Debut Fiction. The award “honors the best in Black literature in the United States and around the globe.” Wilson visited Washington, D.C. in late October to accept the award, where he met Congressman John Lewis. DamnificadosRead the Rest…


Book Review: My Mother and I, We Talk Cat

JJ Amaworo Wilson recently reviewed My Mother and I, We Talk Cat by Elise Stuart, the previous poet laureate of Silver City and Grant County. Elise Stuart’s terrific new memoir is unorthodox. As a former Poet Laureate of Silver City and Grant County, she includes poems at scattered intervals, whichRead the Rest…


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