Chris Abani
Opal Palmer Adisa
Wayne Armond
Jean Binta Breeze
Tim Cahill
Austin Clarke
Maryse Condé
Ibo Cooper
Arnaldo Correa
Blacka Ellis
Nelson Eubanks
Percival Everett
Leonie Forbes
Don George
Steve Golding
Barbara Blake Hannah
Sean Keith Henry
Ishion Hutchinson
Amanda Jones
Kaylie Jones
Laurie McAndish King
Glenville Lovell
Rita Marley
devorah major
John Maxwell
Mark McMorris
Tessa McWatt
China Miéville
Harryette Mullen
Claudia Rankine
Nina Revoyr
Time Seibles
Veronica Saulter
Nadine Sutherland
Rudolph Wallace
Dan Wideman
Anthony Winkler
Big Youth
Daniel Wideman

Daniel Wideman’s first volume of poetry, Three Rivers, will be published by Big Drum Press in October 2004. He is co-editor of Soulfires: Young Black Men on Love and Violence (Penguin, 1996) and author of the play, Going to Meet the Light (Rites and Reason Theatre, Providence, 1994). Mr. Wideman has served as writer-in-residence at the DuBois Pan-African Cultural Centre in Accra, Ghana, and at the Sonja Haynes Stone Center at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. His poetry and prose have appeared recently in the journal Callaloo and in the anthologies Giant Steps: The New Generation of African-American Writers (Perennial, 2000); Step Into A World: A Global Anthology of the New Black Literature (John Wiley & Sons, 2000); Outside the Law: Narratives of Justice in America (Beacon Press, 1997); and Black Texts and Textuality (Rowman & Littlefield, 2004). He lives with his daughter Qasima, in North Carolina, where he is currently working on a second volume of poetry and a novel.

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