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Gumbo: A Celebration of African American Writing

by E. Lynn Harris (Editor), Marita Golden (Editor)

Other authors: Faith Adiele (Contributor), Jeffery Renard Allen (Contributor), Unoma N. Azuah (Contributor), Nicole Bailey-Williams (Contributor), Steven Barnes (Contributor)67 more, Amy Du Bois Barnett (Contributor), Karen Grigsby Bates (Contributor), Bertice Berry (Contributor), Michele Andrea Bowen (Contributor), Connie Briscoe (Contributor), Lori Bryant-Woolridge (Contributor), Cris Burks (Contributor), Bebe Moore Campbell (Contributor), Lorene Cary (Contributor), Veronica Chambers (Contributor), Maxine Clair (Contributor), Pearl Cleage (Contributor), J. California Cooper (Contributor), Dana Crum (Contributor), Edwidge Danticat (Contributor), Eric Jerome Dickey (Contributor), R. Erica Doyle (Contributor), Tananarive Due (Contributor), David Anthony Durham (Contributor), Patricia Elam (Contributor), Percival Everett (Contributor), Robert Fleming (Contributor), Arthur Flowers (Contributor), Bryan Gibson (Contributor), Thomas Glave (Contributor), Marita Golden (Contributor), Jewelle Gomez (Contributor), E. Lynn Harris (Contributor), David Haynes (Contributor), Ravi Howard (Contributor), Brian Keith Jackson (Contributor), Mitchell Jackson (Contributor), Sandra Jackson-Opoku (Contributor), Kenji Jasper (Contributor), Yolanda Joe (Contributor), Mat Johnson (Contributor), R.M. Johnson (Contributor), Edward P. Jones (Contributor), Tayari Jones (Contributor), Agymah Kamau (Contributor), Michael Kayode (Contributor), Victor D. Lavalle (Contributor), Helen Elaine Lee (Contributor), William Henry Lewis (Contributor), Christine Lincoln (Contributor), Bernice L. McFadden (Contributor), Terry McMillan (Contributor), Walter Mosley (Contributor), Anika Nailah (Contributor), Gloria Naylor (Contributor), Elizabeth Nunez (Contributor), Gwendolyn M. Parker (Contributor), Alexs D. Pate (Contributor), Audrey Petty (Contributor), Connie Porter (Contributor), Scott Poulson-Bryant (Contributor), Nancy Rawles (Contributor), Jewell Parker Rhodes (Contributor), Nelly Rosario (Contributor), Danzy Senna (Contributor), Genaro Ky Ly Smith (Contributor), Dawn Turner Trice (Contributor), Valerie Wilson Wesley (Contributor), John Edgar Wideman (Contributor), Crystal Wilkinson (Contributor), David Wright (Contributor), Shay Youngblood (Contributor)

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A literary rent party to benefit the Hurston/Wright Foundation of African-American fiction, with selections to savor from bestselling authors as well as talented rising stars. Not since Terry McMillan's Breaking Ice have so many African-American writers been brought together in one volume. A stellar collection of works from more than fifty hot names in fiction, Gumbo represents remarkable synergy. Edited by bestselling luminaries Marita Golden and E. Lynn Harris, this collection spans new and previously published tales of love and luck, inspiration and violation, hip new worlds and hallowed heritage from voices such as: * Edwidge Danticat * Eric Jerome Dickey * Kenji Jasper * John Edgar Wideman * Terry McMillan * David Anthony Durham * Bertice Berry ...and many, many more Also featuring original stories by Golden and Harris themselves, Gumbo heralds the debut of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards for Published Black Writers (scheduled for October 2002), and all advances and royalties from the book will support the Hurston/Wright Foundation. Combining authors with a variety of flavorful writing, Gumbo will have readers clamoring for second helpings.… (more)
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Nailah, AnikaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Naylor, GloriaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Nunez, ElizabethContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Parker, Gwendolyn M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pate, Alexs D.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Petty, AudreyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Porter, ConnieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Poulson-Bryant, ScottContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rawles, NancyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rhodes, Jewell ParkerContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rosario, NellyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Senna, DanzyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Smith, Genaro Ky LyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Trice, Dawn TurnerContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wesley, Valerie WilsonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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A literary rent party to benefit the Hurston/Wright Foundation of African-American fiction, with selections to savor from bestselling authors as well as talented rising stars. Not since Terry McMillan's Breaking Ice have so many African-American writers been brought together in one volume. A stellar collection of works from more than fifty hot names in fiction, Gumbo represents remarkable synergy. Edited by bestselling luminaries Marita Golden and E. Lynn Harris, this collection spans new and previously published tales of love and luck, inspiration and violation, hip new worlds and hallowed heritage from voices such as: * Edwidge Danticat * Eric Jerome Dickey * Kenji Jasper * John Edgar Wideman * Terry McMillan * David Anthony Durham * Bertice Berry ...and many, many more Also featuring original stories by Golden and Harris themselves, Gumbo heralds the debut of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards for Published Black Writers (scheduled for October 2002), and all advances and royalties from the book will support the Hurston/Wright Foundation. Combining authors with a variety of flavorful writing, Gumbo will have readers clamoring for second helpings.

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