Mosaic 17


The Healing World of Lucille Clifton
With Hurricane Katrina still heavy on her heart, poet Lucille Clifton sat down with Jacqueline Jones LaMon to discuss life, death, and poetry.

Marlon James
First-time novelist Marlon James chats with Felicia Pride about his novel, John Crow’s Devil, and the influence Jamaica has had on his work.

Let There Be Peace, Let There Be Life
Nigerian-writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie reflects on her award-winning novel Purple Hibiscus and discusses future literary work with A. Naomi Jackson.

A Diva Supreme
Poet and activist Suheir Hammad met with poet (and former student) John Rodriguez to talk about politics, and her new book of poetry Zaatar Diva.

Bearing Witness: Not So Crazy in Alabama by Carla Thompson
Becoming Abigail by Chris Abani
The Last Friendby Tahar Ben Jelloun
Paradise Travel by Jorge Franco

John Crow’s Devil by Marlon James

“Watching Mary Walk Through The Front Door” by Toni Asante Lightfoot
“laveau’s sojourn” by Latasha N. Nevada Diggs

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