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Non-Fiction / Poetry


John Oliver Killens Literary Salon: A Celebration of Black Fire This Time (In Person)

The Center for Black Literature, in collaboration with MoCada, will present the Killens Literary Salon with contributors to Black Fire This Time: Keisha-Gaye Anderson (Gathering the Waters), James E. Cherry (Edge of the Wind), Judy Juanita (De Facto Feminism), Quincy Troupe (Duende: Poems), and moderator Heather Buchanan (Aquarius Press). Black Fire This Time by Kim McMillon (Editor) and Ishmael Reed (Foreword) explores all facets of the Black Arts Movement and features poets and writers on the theme of “Black is Beautiful, Black is Powerful, Black is Home.” 

Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA), 80 Hanson Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11217

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