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09.09 2014

Alexis De Veaux in Washington, DC Sept. 16!

Join Alexis De Veaux and special guests E. Ethelbert Miller, Michelle Sewell and Venus Thrash for a reading of Yabo! Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, Black Studies Room (3rd floor), 901 G St. NW,...
09.04 2014

Alexis De Veaux at Festival of Women Writers this weekend!

Join Alexis De Veaux at the Hobart Village Festival of Women Writers this weekend, Sept. 5-7, 2014, in Hobart, NY!  Alexis will read from her new novel, Yabo, on Saturday, Sept. 6, and participate in a roundtable discussion following a screening o...
09.04 2014

Alexis De Veaux on Left of Black!

Alexis De Veaux was interviewed recently by Mark Anthony Neal for Left of Black's summer edition. Go here to watch her discuss the erotics of the classroom, popular feminist, and Yabo.
07.14 2014

Late Night Library inteviews Alexis De Veaux!

"Let me preface my answers by saying this: both what became the book Yabo and the practice of writing it were deeply spiritual projects," begins Alexis De Veaux in a fantastic interview with Late Night Library. Go here to read the rest.
07.09 2014

Djola Branner at Brava Theater on July 15, 2014!

Brava Studio Sessions presents a dramatic reading and book signing of sash & trim and other plays by Djola Branner! 7 p.m. PST on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at Brava Theater Center, 2781 24th St., San Francisco, CA. Free, but seating is first come...
07.09 2014

Alexis De Veaux on Sipping on Ink tonight!

Listen to Alexis De Veaux talk about her newest work, Yabo, on Sipping on Ink blogtalkradio tonight, July 9, 2014 at 8 p.m. EST. Go here for more info!
06.24 2014

Djola Branner at Pillsbury House Theater June 25!

Join RedBone Press author Djola Branner for readings from sash & trim and other plays at Pillsbury House Theater, 3501 Chicago Ave. South, Minneapolis, MN on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 7 p.m. Books will be available for purchase at the event....
06.16 2014

Djola Branner at the Schomburg in NYC June 17!

Join RedBone Press author Djola Branner for a staged reading of plays from sash & trim! Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York City. RSVP here to get a seat; event is free, but sea...
06.12 2014

Photos from the Yabo book launch in Buffalo, NY!

Check out the goings-on at Just Buffalo Literary Center for the debut of Yabo by Alexis De Veaux here!
06.12 2014

Alexis De Veaux to read at Canio's on June 14!

If you're in Sag Harbor, NY this Saturday, June 14, come hear Alexis De Veaux read from Yabo. Details on the flyer, and here.  
06.12 2014

Spotlight on Alexis De Veaux

The Festival of Women Writers 2014 interviews Alexis De Veaux about how and why she created Yabo.
05.13 2014

Next Yabo stop: Baltimore, May 15!

Join Alexis De Veaux and surprise guests for a reading of Yabo at Red Emma's Bookstore & Coffeehouse on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.; 30 W. Baltimore Avenue, Baltimore, MD. See you there!
05.04 2014

Next Yabo reading in Philly on May 8!

Join Alexis De Veaux at Giovanni's Room in Philadelphia on Thursday, May 8, 2014 for a reading of her new book, Yabo! Reading starts at 5:30 p.m.; more info here.
04.11 2014

Yabo by Alexis De Veaux is here! Book launch in Buffalo April 27!

 Yabo, the new, long-awaited fiction by Alexis De Veaux, is in stock! AND the book launch will be at Just Buffalo Literary Center at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27, 2014. Be there if you can!
04.11 2014

Samiya Bashir reading at Lewis & Clark on April 14!

Poets Samiya Bashir and Joy Katz are reading at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, April 14, 2014 at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, OR. More details here.
04.11 2014

Sharon Bridgforth at BLX14!

Sharon Bridgforth is part of Brown University's Black Lavender Experience 2014 this weekend, April 10-12, 2014. BLX, now in its sixth year, showcases black queer theater. This year's keynote is E. Patrick Johnson, who will hold forth on "Harvestin...
04.09 2014

Samiya Bashir: "Consequences of the Laws of Thermodynamics," a poem

"When Albert Murray said..." in Poetry magazine this month.
04.09 2014

The greatest compliment!

"Then, one day when I was sixteen, my mother randomly brought home Does Your Momma Know?: An Anthology of Black Lesbian Coming Out Stories, [sic] edited by Lisa C. Moore. ... My life was changed." Thank you, Jezebel Delilah X!
03.25 2014

Samiya Bashir: "Dark Energy," a poem

For Toni Cade Bambara.
03.24 2014

RedBone Press at Split This Rock on March 29!

Samiya Bashir is participating in a panel discussion at Split This Rock in Washington, DC on Friday, March 28, 2014. And RedBone Press will be vending on Saturday at the Split This Rock Book Fair, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 29, 2014. ...