A striking collection of works from authors both established and emerging, this is the first original anthology of African-American writing in over a decade. Featured contributors include: J. California Cooper, Marita Golden, Gloria Naylor, Darryl Pinckney, Ntozake Shange, Alice Walker, Ishmael Reed, Terry McMillan, and many others.
Johnnieruth — Chaneysville incident — I was here but I disappeared — Wild seed — Muz and the sphere of memory — Emma — Lonnie's cousin — Life you live (may not be your own) — Upward bound — Stars in my pocket like grains of sand — Love story black — Boy with beer — Vibraphone — In the shadow of the peacock
Platitudes — Suder — De Mojo blues — I heard the doctor speak — Tomorrow — In my father's house — Woman's place — Vampire who drinks gospel music — Snapshots of grace — Surviving Christmas
Treemont stone — China — Eva's man — Homesick blues — Visitation of spirits — Lush life — Sister Detroit — From Djbot Baghostus's run — Ma'dear
Loaf of bread — Such was the season — Praisesong for the widow — Upper room — Mama day — Family matters — Sweet evening breeze — Hoodoo — Terrible threes
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