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Allison Joseph

Poetry

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 19980208

Though born in England to parents from the Caribbean, Joseph spent most of her childhood in the Bronx, and her poetry reflects her urban roots and growing up black in the 1970s and '80s. She reads from her two 1998 collections of intimate, tender poems.

| Subject Matter: Black | Interview Year: 1997 | Genre: Poetry |

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Jamel Brinkley

Friday, March 22, 2019
Manhattan, Kansas

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Winners Announced: New Letters Literary Awards

New Letters is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of the $2,500 Conger Beasley Jr. Prize for Nonfiction, the $1,500 New Letters Prize for Fiction, and the $1,500 Prize for Poetry. See the winners, judges, and finalists here.

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Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.