Mosaic 18


Eisa Nefertari Ulen
Laylah Amatullah Barrayn sat down with Eisa Nefertari Ulen to discuss Eisa’s novel Crystelle Mourning, Brooklyn bohemia, and her inspiration for becoming a writer.

Patricia Smith
Fresh off the success of a critically received new book of poetry Teahouse of the Almighty, Patricia Smith met with Nicole Sealey to discuss her work and life.

Walter Mosley’s Sexcapade
The prodigious one, Walter Mosley took a break from writing novels, sci-fi, nonfiction, et. al. just long enough for D. Scot Miller to talk about Mosley’s “sextential” Killing Johnny Fry.

Crystelle Mourning by Eisa Nefertari Ulen
Killing Johnny Fry by Walter Mosley

Free Burning by Bayo Ojikutu
Gravity, U.S.A. by Jacqueline Jones Lamon
Tales of the Out & the Gone by Amiri Baraka
Unburnable by Marie-Elena John
When Angels Speak of Love by bell hooks

“Charming Gentleman/fever broken” by Patricia Spears Jones
“The Hand That Rules the World for Condoleezza Rice” by Dante Micheaux