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Honoring Sherley Anne Williams

As we commemorate Juneteenth, we want to draw attention to the late Sherley Anne Williams (1944–1999). Williams was a multi-talented Black American woman—a poet, novelist, and playwright, as well as…

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Remembering David K. Leff

We at ‘WesPress’ would like to pay our tribute to David K. Leff (1955–2022), an award-winning essayist, Pushcart Prize nominated poet, and former deputy commissioner of the Connecticut Department of…

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2022 Mark Twain Award: Gerald Vizenor

Congratulations Gerald Vizenor! The Society of Midwestern Literature’s Corporate Board has awarded Vizenor with the 2022 Mark Twain Award for Distinguished Contributions to Midwestern Literature. The Society has given this…

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Sound and Sovereignty in Ukraine

More Music/Culture Books on Human Conflict