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  Volume 37, Number 2, Spring 2014

Table of Contents

Poetry

Pressing

p. 313
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Alleyway

pp. 336-338
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Masquerade Ball

pp. 310-311
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Yoke

p. 312
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Daria-Ann, Listen

pp. 314-316
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Urban Autumnal

pp. 339-340
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Cookstove

pp. 202-203
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Wasps

pp. 200-201
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Sand Plums

p. 204
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Constant

p. 267
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Glasgow Snow (for S)

pp. 263-264
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Push the Week

pp. 265-266
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Still Life: Flotsam

pp. 341-342
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Chapelton, Jamaica

p. 246
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Letters to My Would Be

p. 317
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Mosaic in Nine Lives

pp. 320-323
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We Are Sitting Around Discussing Our Shame

p. 318
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Portrait of Memory With Shadow

p. 319
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The Once and Future King Of Ohio

p. 205
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On Our 6th Anniversary

pp. 247-248
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Faith at Age Seven

p. 244
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Burn

p. 245
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Fiction

Many Sons

pp. 249-262
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from The Age of Magic

pp. 207-213
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Summer with Dinah

pp. 347-351
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from Some Grace

pp. 324-326
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Nonfiction

Mandela

pp. 185-187
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A Poet’s Search for Black Humanism: Requiem for Alvin Bernard Aubert

pp. 195-199
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Toward Breakthrough: Fool’s Gold, Quicksilver, and the Insistence of Passion

pp. 327-329
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The Off-the-Page Story

pp. 343-346
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Writing Around The Edges: A Praise Song for Wanda Coleman

pp. 189-193
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The Audacity of Self-Consciousness

pp. 304-309
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Callaloo’s Workshop in the United Kingdom: Our Stakes in the USA and Beyond

pp. 332-335
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Interviews

An Interview With Dorothy Butler Gilliam

pp. 223-243
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An Interview With Ben Okri

pp. 214-221
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An Interview with Jackie Kay

pp. 268-280
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Black Success Is Never Simple: An Interview with Architect Curtis J. Moody

pp. 281-302
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“Going After Something Else”: Sapphire on the Evolution from PUSH to Precious and The Kid

pp. 352-357
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Articles

Children Coming Home: The Anticipatory Present in Gwendolyn Brooks’s Poems of Childhood

pp. 369-388
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Trauma Lost in Translation: Teaching Gisèle Pineau’s L’espérance-macadam / Macadam Dreams

pp. 404-412
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Subverting the German Volk: Racial and Musical Impurity in Esi Edugyan’s Half-Blood Blues

pp. 413-431
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Write Like a Man: Chester Himes and the Criminal Text Beyond Bars

pp. 432-451
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Knowledge of the Face: The Mythic Hero in Dialogic Readings of Jay Wright and Amiri Baraka

pp. 358-368
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The Black Atlantic Meets the Black Pacific: Multimodality in Kamau Brathwaite and Wayde Compton

pp. 389-403
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Book Reviews

The Art and Life of Clarence Major by Keith E. Byerman (review)

pp. 454-456
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Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights by Robin Bernstein (review)

pp. 461-463
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Water and African American Memory: An Ecocritical Perspective by Anissa Janine Wardi (review)

pp. 457-459
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Go-Go Live: The Musical Life and Death of a Chocolate City by Natalie Hopkinson (review)

pp. 452-453
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Teaching Black Girls: Resiliency in Urban Classrooms by Venus E. Evans-Winters (review)

pp. 459-461
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Contributors

pp. 464-470
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