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Killens Review of Arts & Letters (Fall / Winter 2013)
Edited by Clarence V. Reynolds

    Publication Date: Oct 01, 2013
    List Price: Unavailable
    Format: Magazine
    Classification: Fiction
    Imprint: Center for Black Literature
    Publisher: Medgar Evers College
    Parent Company: City University of New York
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    Magazine Description:

    Fall / Winter 2013 “Impact Beyond Boundaries”

    Out of Print

    In March 2012, poet, essayist, and activist Louis Reyes Rivera made his transition. Rivera published four books, including Scattered Scripture (1996), for which he received the 1997 poetry award from the Latin American Writers Institute. He also edited and contributed to more than 200 published books, and coedited Bum Rush the Page: A Def Poetry Jam with Tony Medina. We honor the courageous spirit and mission of the late Rivera in this edition with the essay “On the Passing of a Major Revolutionary Poet, Louis Reyes Rivera,” by Tony Medina. The issue also explores how our natural surroundings and the environment inform the literature that we write. We also present a story by Stephanie Powell Watts, winner of the 2012 Ernest Gaines Award for Literary Excellence for her debut novel, We Are Taking Only What We Need. We also feature artwork by Elvira Clayton, along with new fiction and poetry.


    Feature: What Do You Do to Help Change the
    World? by Louis Reyes Rivera
    Essay: On the Passing of a Major Revolutionary Poet,
    Louis Reyes Rivera by Tony Medina
    Tribute: To Louis Reyes Rivera by Tony Mitchelson and Angela Kinamore
    Feature: Black Writers Reflect on Ecoliterature by Brenda M. Greene, Ph.D. (Read)
    Essay: Rescue Missions and Environmental Justice in Toni Cade Bambara’s The Salt Eaters by Barbara J. Webb
    Portfolio: Artist Elvira Clayton
    Interview: Stephanie Powell Watts by Clarence V. Reynolds (Read)
    Fiction: Family Museum of the Ancient Postcards by Stephanie Powell Watts
    Feature: Excerpt from Gypsy & The Bully Door by Nina Angela Mercer
    Poetry: by Dana Crum and Keisha-Gaye Anderson
    Fiction: 1980 When We Were Kinds in JA by Sean Anderson