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The BLLC Fall Recap
Since January 2017, our reviewers have posted 31 books reviews from writers/editors across many genres and various facets of book publishing… Read more.

Book Review: Starshine & Clay
Kamilah Aisha Moon is Lucille Clifton’s daughter– not by blood but by literary inheritance born of the same observation with which you learn the… Read more.

Book Review: Head Off & Split
Poetry can be so many things in the right hands. Nikky Finney’s Head Off & Split, a collection of twenty-six poems cover topics as diverse as a woman’s… Read more.

Book Review: Smoketown
Smoketown is a science fiction novel named after Louisville, Kentucky’s Smoketown, a historically African American neighborhood that housed a… Read more.

Dear Editors
This week, the BLLC is starting a new column entitled “Dear Editors.” In it, we hope to address some of your questions about writing… Read more.

La Toya Hankins on Zora Neale Hurston and Eradicating Self-Doubt
La Toya is the author of SBF Seeking, and K-Rho: The Sweet Taste of Sisterhood. The North Carolina native is… Read more.


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