Latin American Poetry

Latin American Poetry

April is National Poetry Month! Broaden your horizons with these Latin American poets. Virgin (2018) by Analicia Sotelo Museum of the Americas (2018) by J. Michael Martinez Citizen Illegal (2018) by José Olivarez Burnt Sugar (2006) edited by Lori M. Carlson &...
Girl Gangs

Girl Gangs

“Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.” -Helen Keller Watch Us Rise (2019) by Renée Watson & Ellen Hagan Girls Burn Brighter (2018) by Shobha Rao Lumberjanes, Vol. 1 (2015) by Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, et al....
Black Future Month

Black Future Month

Afrofuturism explores voices that traditionally have been erased to provide a map through the past and present with an eye toward a better future. Black Lightning: The Complete First Season (2018) Developed by Salim Akil Rosewater (2018) by Tade Thompson How Long...
2019 Michigan Notable Books

2019 Michigan Notable Books

The Poisoned City (2018) by Anna Clark Beautiful Music (2018) by Michael Zadoorian What the Eyes Don't See (2018) by Mona Hanna-Attisha Abbott (2018) by Saladin Ahmed Across the Great Lake (2018) by Lee Zacharias Drum Roll, Please (2018) by Lisa Jenn Bigelow The...
Inspired

Inspired

Kick off the year with some wisdom from these truly inspiring people. The Sun Does Shine (2018) by Anthony Ray Hinton My Life As a Goddess (2018) by Guy Branum When We Rise (2016) by Cleve Jones No Name in the Street (2007) by James Baldwin Failing Up (2018) by Leslie...
Family, For Better or Worse

Family, For Better or Worse

This holiday season, spend some quality time with these literary families. I Capture the Castle (2017) by Dodie Smith Boy, Snow, Bird (2014) by Helen Oyeyemi Fruit of the Drunken Tree (2018) by Ingrid Rojas Contreras The Ensemble (2018) by Aja Gabel We Have Always...