ISSUE 40

Reading Time: 1 minute

Interview
Clint Smith by Elizabeth Acevedo 

Poems
Ode to the End-of-Year 6th Grade Picnic by Clint Smith
For the Boys Who Never Learned How to Swim by Clint Smith
When Maze & Frankie Beverly Come on in my House by Clint Smith

Reviews
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
The Fisherman by Chigozie Obioma
The Mothers by Brit Bennett

Jazz in Jail by Louis Reyes Rivera
Foreward by Keith Gilyard
Suite IV by Louis Reyes Rivera
Afterward by Ahmed Abdullah

Lesson Plan
The Fire This Time by Eisa Nefertari Ulen
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