15 Books Published by Writers & Readers Publishing on Our Site — Book Cover Mosaic

Click for more detail about Nappy: Growing Up Black and Female in America by Aliona L. Gibson Nappy: Growing Up Black and Female in America

by Aliona L. Gibson
Writers and Readers Publishing (Jul 01, 2000)
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As an eloquent rendering of the experiences of black women coming of age in America, Gibson’s memoirs strike to the heart of a generation in transition and resonate with its wit and its troubles. Using her personal experiences, Gibson examines how American standards of beauty affect women of color and their struggles for self-acceptance.


Click for more detail about Circles of Sisterhood: A Book Discussion Group Guide for Women of Color by Pat Neblett Circles of Sisterhood: A Book Discussion Group Guide for Women of Color

by Pat Neblett
Writers and Readers Publishing (Dec 01, 1996)
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Offers advice on setting up discussion groups for those especially interested in books by African Americans, Asian Americans, Caribbeans, Latinos, and Native Americans


Click for more detail about Weather Reports: New and Selected Poems by Quincy Troupe Weather Reports: New and Selected Poems

by Quincy Troupe
Writers and Readers Publishing (Nov 01, 1996)
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Click for more detail about Absence in the Palm of My Hands and Other Poems by asha bandele Absence in the Palm of My Hands and Other Poems

by asha bandele
Writers and Readers Publishing (Nov 01, 1996)
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Click for more detail about Drops of This Story by Suheir Hammad Drops of This Story

by Suheir Hammad
Writers and Readers Publishing (Oct 01, 1996)
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As a young Palestinian woman raised in Brooklyn, during the rise of crack and Hip Hop, Suheir developed her own ideas of what words such as "race" and "culture" meant to her. Drops of This Story is her young soul in words. Readers will feel the growing paints of the young woman of color as she tries to write herself into existence.


Click for more detail about No Noose Is Good Noose by Tony Medina No Noose Is Good Noose

by Tony Medina
Writers and Readers Publishing (Jun 01, 1996)
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Click for more detail about Recognize: Poems by Kevin Powell Recognize: Poems

by Kevin Powell
Writers and Readers Publishing (May 01, 1995)
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Driven by hip-hop music, popular culture, national and global events, and the specifics of his own life, Kevin Powell’s voice is one of the boldest and brightest in the 1990’s poetry renaissance. Passionate and witty, Powell’s poetry is filled with fly girls and lost loves, grandmothers and absent fathers. His poetry conveys the hope, anger and fear of a generation.


Click for more detail about I Am a Black Woman by Mari Evans I Am a Black Woman

by Mari Evans
Writers and Readers Publishing (Dec 01, 1993)
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Potent and powerful poetry, including her hallmark poem "I am a Black Woman"


Click for more detail about A Dark And Splendid Mass by Mari Evans A Dark And Splendid Mass

by Mari Evans
Writers and Readers Publishing (Oct 01, 1992)
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Click for more detail about In the Tradition: An Anthology of Young Black Writers by Kevin Powell In the Tradition: An Anthology of Young Black Writers

by Kevin Powell
Writers and Readers Publishing (Oct 01, 1992)
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Click for more detail about Tapping the Power Within: A Path to Self-Empowerment for Black Women by Iyanla Vanzant Tapping the Power Within: A Path to Self-Empowerment for Black Women

by Iyanla Vanzant
Writers and Readers Publishing (Aug 01, 1992)
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A guide to the empowerment of African-American women offers techniques for achieving spiritual growth and renewal by tapping the power within, teaching African American women to rid themselves of self-destructive thoughts. Original.


Click for more detail about The Eye In The Ceiling: Poems by Eugene B. Redmond The Eye In The Ceiling: Poems

by Eugene B. Redmond
Writers and Readers Publishing (Mar 01, 1992)
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Click for more detail about Daddy And I... by Eloise Greenfield Daddy And I...

by Eloise Greenfield
Writers and Readers Publishing (Jul 01, 1991)
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Click for more detail about Nathaniel Talking by Eloise Greenfield Nathaniel Talking

by Eloise Greenfield
Writers and Readers Publishing (Jan 01, 1988)
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Beautifully composed in a variety of styles—rap, blues, and free verse—these 18 poems offers a black child’s insights into his own heart and mind, and into the lives of family and friends. Nine-year-old Nathaniel reflects on what it’s like to be curious, smart, and full of ideas. 1990 Coretta Scott King Award.


Click for more detail about Don’t Explain: A Song of Billie Holiday by Alexis De Veaux Don’t Explain: A Song of Billie Holiday

by Alexis De Veaux
Writers and Readers Publishing (Sep 01, 1987)
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Presents a prose poem recounting the life of the American jazz singer affectionately known as Lady Day.




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