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Broad Sympathies in a Narrow World

The Legacy of W.E.B. Du Bois

Dr. Sandra Staton-Taiwo

A colllection of poetic reflections on the public and private life of an American intellectual giant.

Paperback
Available February 2018
ISBN: 9780940713260

Ascension

Poems by Malaika Favorite

A collection of brilliantly crafted poems with intense imagery and cadence, representing the African American experience of enslavement and the author’s rootedness in the folkways and history of African Americans in Louisiana.

Paperback
Published: February 2016
ISBN: 9780940713239

Heathen

R. Flowers Rivera

Collection of poems by R. Flowers Rivera, Naomi Long Madgett Poetry award winner.

Paperback
Published: February 2015
ISBN: 9780979750991

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Poems by Austin Alexis

An emotionally and intellectually stimulating first book from Austin Alexis.

Paperback
Published: February 2014
ISBN: 9780979750984

What Keeps Me Sane

Poems by Esperanza Cintrón

A new collection of poetry that introduces four women on the brink.

Paperback
Published: February 2013
ISBN: 9780979750977

The Dropped Hand

Terry Blackhawk

The Dropped Hand is an attempt to create poetry that lives in the face of loss.

Paperback
Published: January 2012
ISBN: 9780979750946

Three Birds Deep

Poems by Sheila Carter-Jones

This is lyric poetry using words and phrases in a very creative and original way.

Paperback
Published: January 2012
ISBN: 9780979750953

Jonestown

A Vexation

Carmen Gillespie

Winner of the 2011 Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award.

Paperback
Published: January 2011
ISBN: 9780979750939

Solitude of Five Black Moons

Aurora Harris

Collection of poems by Aurora Harris giving voices to those who are marginalized or oppressed.

Paperback
Published: January 2011
ISBN: 9780940713215

Home Sweet Sanctuary

Idelwild Families Celebrate a Century

Gloria House

A cultural study of the remarkable community of Idlewild, an African American resort in northern Michigan.

Paperback
Published: January 2011
ISBN: 9780940713222

Chronicles of the Pig & Other Delusions

Edward Bruce Bynum

A highly original collection of poetry from Edward Bruce Bynum.

Paperback
Published: January 2010
ISBN: 9780979750922

Troubled Tongues

Crystal Williams

2006 Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award winning collection.

Paperback
Published: January 2009
ISBN: 9780979750915

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By Remica L. Bingham

2007 Naomi Long Madgett Poetry award winning collection.

Paperback
Published: January 2007
ISBN: 9780916418984

Pilgrim Journey

Naomi Long Madgett

The intimate and detailed autobiography of Naomi Long Madgett, award-winning poet and poet laureate of Detroit.

Hardback
Published: May 2006
ISBN: 9780916418977

Adam of Ifé

Black Women in Praise of Black Men

By Naomi Long Madgett

Collection of poetry from Lotus Press.

Paperback
Published: January 2006
ISBN: 9780916418809

Connected Islands

New and Selected Poems

By Naomi Long Madgett

A collection of poems that focus on the contrast between individual and common experience.

Paperback
Published: January 2004
ISBN: 9780916418946

Octavia

Guthrie and Beyond

By Naomi Long Madgett

Poetry collection from Poet laureate of Detroit, Naomi Long Madgett.

Paperback
Published: January 2002
ISBN: 9780916418915

You Can See It from Here

By Jerry Wemple

2000 Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award winning collection.

Paperback
Published: January 2000
ISBN: 9780916418861