We feature Alejandro Murgia’s “ The Other Hollywood,” an account of how Hispanic stars fared in a Hollywood that remains segregated. We continue Karla Brundage’s journal from the Ivory Coast. Prof.Brenda M.Greene reviews Prof.Melba Boyd’s book of poetry,”Death Dance of a Butterfly.” A tribute to the great writer, Gerald Vizenor by Linda Lizut Helstern. Poetry by Yuri Kageyama, Theo Konrad Auer and Ishmael Hope.
Here’s an announcement of my play that will premiere at the Nuyorican Poet’s Café:
IT'S COMING!!! GET READY FOR THE WORLD PREMIERE OF ISHMAEL REED'S PLAY, "THE FINAL VERSION" directed by ROME NEAL at the
Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Dec 12th - Jan 19th... Still raising monies for the production cost and still casting, however there will be a special fundraiser/reading of the play on Oct 29th, 7PM with Mr. Ishmael Reed reading the title role!!! There will also be a casting call on Oct 31st (12noon -4pm) and Nov 2nd (1pm - 5pm) all at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe... Join Mr. Reed's Kickstarter campaign to raise the much needed funds to produce his world premiere of THE FINAL VERSION at the Nuyorican Poets Café. If you wish to contribute go to Kickstarter.com and search “The Final Version.”