Black, Brown, & Beige: Surrealist Writings from Africa and the Diaspora (The Surrealist Revolution) by Franklin Rosemont (Editor), Robin D.G. Kelley (Editor) University of Texas Press Review by D. Scot Miller “This is only a preliminary warning,” is how Etienne Lero opened his 1932 “Legitime Defense Manifesto” for the publication bearing the same name. And since…
The Whiting Foundation announced its 2012 literary award recipients Tuesday. The 10 authors will each receive a $50,000 grant, no strings attached. The Whiting Awards are geared to help extraordinary new writers find the footing to achieve success. Awards are made to poets, novelists, short-story writers, playwrights and writers of nonfiction.