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Fiction Contemporary Women

Black Notes

by (author) Althea Prince

Publisher
Insomniac Press
Initial publish date
Sep 2017
Category
Contemporary Women, Canadian
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781554831753
    Publish Date
    Sep 2017
    List Price
    $19.95

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Description

This collection contains stories and poems written by 12 Black women; it is serendipitous that their voices blend seamlessly, and beautifully, even though the writers are intergenerational. The storytelling crosses local, national, and international cultural sensibilities, giving the reader a glimpse of the way the storytellers 'receive' and share 'Story'. The poets cut through emotional lines to caress the reader, just before they unleash a shaft of insight that rattles your consciousness. Contributors to Black Notes include Motion, Trey Anthony, Itah Sadu, D'bi Young, Sister Souljah, Brenda Lee Browne, Jully Black, and Jemeni.

About the author

Editor Althea Prince was born in Antigua, the Caribbean, and has lived in Canada, the US, and England. She has taught sociology, first at York University and the University of Toronto and now teaches at Ryerson University–The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, where she won the Kay Livingstone Award in 2011. Dr. Prince is known for her work as an essayist and fiction writer. Her published works include The Politics of Black Women’s Hair (cultural studies), Being Black (cultural studies), Loving This Man (novel), Ladies of the Night (stories), Feminisms and Womanisms. A Women’s Studies Reader (co-editor), and How the Starfish Got to the Sea (children).

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