Click for a larger image of IC3: The Penguin Book of New Black Writing in Britain

IC3: The Penguin Book of New Black Writing in Britain
by Courttia Newland and Kadija Sesay

    Publication Date:
    List Price: Unavailable
    Format: Paperback, 480 pages
    Classification: Fiction
    ISBN13: 9780140287332
    Imprint: Peter Pauper Press
    Publisher: Peter Pauper Press
    Parent Company: Peter Pauper Press
    Borrow from Library

    Book Description:
    In this landmark collection, 100 British writers of African descent contribute brand new work from across the writing spectrum. Divided into three main sections, First, Second, and Third Generations, the book focuses on four types of writing - poetry, short fiction, essays and memoirs. Published to widespread attention in trade paperback in summer 2000.

    In this landmark collection, 100 British writers of African descent contribute brand new work from across the writing spectrum. Divided into three main sections, First, Second, and Third Generations, the book focuses on four types of writing - poetry, short fiction, essays and memoirs. Published to widespread attention in trade paperback in summer 2000.

    IC3 chronicles the times that we live in by documenting a slice of Black Culture in Britain, dissected and examined under expert eyes - the eyes of those who make up this culture. Here is a taste of their dreams, hopes, fantasies, desires, fears and laughter, including: Poetry from Roger Robinson, David Dabydeen, Bernardine Evaristo, Jackie Kay and Benjamin Zephaniah; short stories from Ferdinand Dennis, Diana Omo Evans, Catherine Johnson, E.A. Markham and Ray Shell; essays from Floella Benjamin, Linda Bellos, Treva Etienne, Kevin Le Gendre and Labi Siffre; memoirs from Margaret Busby, Henry Bonsu, Buchi Emecheta, Sol B. River, Leone Ross, and many others.

    IC3 reflects the enormous diversity and richness of writing in Black Britain today.


    Tell us what do you think about IC3: The Penguin Book of New Black Writing in Britain.