CRUX: A Conversation in Words and Images - South Africa to South USA


The CRUX anthology is now available for purchase online at this link. Conceived by poet and activist Alice Lovelace after her fellowship at the Caversham Center in South Africa, the anthology features 58 writers (including yours truly) who had poems, prose, essays and artwork selected. Lovelace said: "The writers look at the world through the eyes of those who consider themselves a part of the internally and externally displaced -- the entwined history of apartheid and slavery informs them."

The contributors include: Walter Kefoue Chakela, Dennis Brutus, jessica Care moore Poole, Lynn Marshall-Linnemeier, Lisa Tuttle, M. Ayodele Heath, Mary Hames, Khadija Tracey Heeger, Bonile Ngqiyaza, Deena Padayachee, Joan Kerchhoff, Kodac Harrison, Arthur Charles Ford, Sr., Ken McManus, Louis Reyes Rivera, John Oliver Killens, Eugene B. Redmond, Leila Singleton, Malaika Favorite, Darlin' Neal, James E. Cherry, Donna Katzin, Michael Simanga, Felton Eaddy, Theresa Davis, Sara Jahannes, Lynwoodt B. Jenkins, Mari Rice, Motjidibane Bapela, Kemi Bennings, Donald P. Stone, Jim Alexander, Malkia M'Buzi Moore, Tyrone Jones, Ja A. Jahannes, Robert Earl Price, Lita Hooper, Joop Bersee, Dazon Dixon-Diallo, Folami K. Abiade, Tamara Madison, Anthony Kellman, Collin Kelley, Maserame J. Madingwane, Tandi Gcabashe, Azila Reisenberger, Sonette Steyn, F. Geoffrey Johnson, Karen G., Ben Cashdan, Fatimah (debra f. medows), Ronnog Seaberg, Brett Beiles, Marcellus Muthein, Tiyani Camille Randolph (Blakkaufi), Gertrude Fester and Alice Lovelace.

There are three readings scheduled for CRUX: A Conversation in Words and Images in early 2008, including one on Jan. 16 at Indie Coffee and Books in Decatur, Feb. 28 at Charis Books & More and Jan. 27 at Java Monkey Speaks. More details on these soon.

Comments

Lisa Allender said…
Can't wait to HEAR these words spoken!"Java" will be rockin'...

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