The BreakBeat Poets

A first-of-its-kind anthology of hip-hop poetica written for and by the people.

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  • Author : Kevin Coval
  • Publisher : Haymarket Books
  • Pages : 352 pages
  • ISBN : 1608463958
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Breakbeat Poets Vol. 4

The Breakbeat Poets Vol. 4
  • Author : Felicia Chavez,José Olivarez,Willie Perdomo
  • Publisher : Haymarket Books
  • Release : 07 April 2020
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In the dynamic tradition of the BreakBeat Poets anthology, The BreakBeat Poets Vol. 4: LatiNEXT celebrates the embodied narratives of Latinidad. Poets speak from an array of nationalities, genders, sexualities, races, and writing styles, staking a claim to our cultural and civic space. Like Hip-Hop, we honor what was, what is, and what's next.

Black Girl Magic

Black Girl Magic
  • Author : Mahogany L. Browne
  • Publisher : Roaring Brook Press
  • Release : 02 January 2018
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Black Girl, they say you ain't 'posed to be here Much of what twenty-first century culture tells black girls is not pretty: Don't wear this; don't smile at that. Don't have an opinion; don't dream big. And most of all, don't love yourself. In response to such destructive ideas, internationally recognized poet Mahogany Browne challenges the conditioning of society by crafting an anthem of strength and magic undeniable in its bloom for all beautiful Black girls. She has travelled the

Can I Kick It?

Can I Kick It?
  • Author : Idris Goodwin
  • Publisher : Haymarket Books
  • Release : 01 October 2019
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Award-winning poet and playwright Idris Goodwin interrogates and remixes our cultural past in order to make sense of our present and potential futures.

Citizen Illegal

Citizen Illegal
  • Author : José Olivarez
  • Publisher : Haymarket Books
  • Release : 04 September 2018
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“Olivarez steps into the ‘inbetween’ standing between Mexico and America in these compelling, emotional poems. Written with humor and sincerity” (Newsweek). Named a Best Book of the Year by Newsweek and NPR. In this “devastating debut” (Publishers Weekly), poet José Olivarez explores the stories, contradictions, joys, and sorrows that embody life in the spaces between Mexico and America. He paints vivid portraits of good kids, bad kids, families clinging to hope, life after the steel mills, gentrifying barrios, and everything

Wild Hundreds

Wild Hundreds
  • Author : Nate Marshall
  • Publisher : University of Pittsburgh Press
  • Release : 10 September 2015
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Winner, 2017 Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award (poetry category) Winner, 2016 BCALA Literary Award (poetry category) Winner of the 2014 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize Finalist, 2015 NAACP Image Awards (poetry category) Wild Hundreds is a long love song to Chicago. The book celebrates the people, culture, and places often left out of the civic discourse and the travel guides. Wild Hundreds is a book that displays the beauty of black survival and mourns the tragedy of black death.

Build Yourself a Boat

Build Yourself a Boat
  • Author : Camonghne Felix
  • Publisher : Haymarket Books
  • Release : 23 April 2019
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2019 National Book Award Longlist “With Build Yourself a Boat, Camonghne Felix heralds a thrillingly new form of storytelling.” —Morgan Parker, author of Magical Negro This is about what grows through the wreckage. This is an anthem of survival and a look at what might come after. A view of what floats and what, ultimately, sustains. Build Yourself a Boat redefines the language of collective and individual trauma through lyric and memory.

Commando

Commando
  • Author : E'mon Lauren
  • Publisher : Haymarket Books
  • Release : 01 October 2017
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E’mon Lauren’s poems take artifacts, language, and ephemera from life on Chicago’s Southside and Westside to create a manifesto of survival and growth. These poems from Chicago’s first Youth Poet Laureate grapple with sexism, racism, love, and class with a style that announces Lauren as a poet to watch. Commando is an aesthetic stick up, hallelujahs in a handbag with a handgun. The first collection from the city's first youth poet laureate is a manifesto for

Everything Must Go

Everything Must Go
  • Author : Kevin Coval
  • Publisher : Haymarket Books
  • Release : 01 October 2019
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A unique artistic tribute to a Chicago neighborhood lost to gentrification: “Kevin Coval made me understand what it is to be a poet” (Chance the Rapper, Grammy winner and activist). Everything Must Go is an illustrated collection of poems in the spirit of a graphic novel, a collaboration between poet Kevin Coval and illustrator Langston Allston. The book celebrates Chicago’s Wicker Park in the late 1990s, Coval’s home as a young artist, the ancestral neighborhood of his forebears,

Finna

Finna
  • Author : Nate Marshall
  • Publisher : One World
  • Release : 19 October 2021
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"Definition of Finna, created by the author: fin na /'fine/ contraction: (1) going to; intending to. rooted in African American Vernacular English. (2) eye dialect spelling of "fixing to." (3) Black possibility; Black futurity; Blackness as tomorrow. A lyrical and harp celebration, these poems consider the brevity and disposability of Black lives and other oppressed people in our current era of emboldened white supremacy. In three key parts, Finna explores the mythos and erasure of names in the American narrative; asks how gendered

Schtick

Schtick
  • Author : Kevin Coval
  • Publisher : Haymarket Books
  • Release : 30 April 2013
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Schtick is a tale of Jewish assimilation and its discontents: a sweeping exposition on Jewish American culture in all its bawdy, contradictory, inventive glory. Exploring—in his own family and in culture and politics at large—how Jews have shed their minority status in the United States, poet Kevin Coval shows us a people’s transformation out of diaspora, landing on both sides of the color line.