Nommo: A Literary Legacy of Black Chicago (1967-1987) ~ An Anthology of the OBAC Writers Workshop Carole A. Parks

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Nommo: A Literary Legacy of Black Chicago (1967-1987) ~ An Anthology of the OBAC Writers Workshop by Carole A. Parks
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The 1960s. Chicago. Editor Hoyt W. Fuller. From these roots grew The Organization of Black American Culture (OBAC) and one of this countrys most influential, prolific and enduring writers workshops. This volume provides the first comprehensiveMoreThe 1960s. Chicago. Editor Hoyt W. Fuller. From these roots grew The Organization of Black American Culture (OBAC) and one of this countrys most influential, prolific and enduring writers workshops.

This volume provides the first comprehensive collection of works by writers nurtured during the workshops initial 20 years.A Literary Legacy of Black Chicago contains early and new poetry, fiction, drama, and essays by over 50 past or current OBAC members. It includes such nationally acclaimed writers as Johari Amini-Hudson, Cecil Brown, Mike Cook, Hoyt Fuller, Sam Greenlee, Angela Jackson, Sandra Jackson-Opoku, Haki R.

Madhubuti (Don L. Lee), Sterling Plumpp, Carolyn Rodgers, and David L. Crockett Smith.It also features works about OBAC and its founder, the late Hoyt Fuller, by guest writers Houston Baker, Gwendolyn Brooks, Eugenia Collier, Mari Evans, Addison Gayle, Robert Harris, George Kent, Richard Long, Maria Mootry, Carole Parks, and Kalamu ya Salaam.Editor Carole Parks brings to this historic anthology a unique appreciation for both the tradition and the diverse talents the volume represents.

As as book editor and managing editor of Negro Digest/Black World and First World magazines, she worked with many of the writers whom emerged nationally during the fertile literary period that produced OBAC.A Literary Legacy pulsates with emotion and creativity. It is an exciting resource both for those who matured during the years it covers as well as for generations who follow.



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