Brandy Burgess

Fiction
Brandy Burgess

The Marvels

THE MARVELS “You either see it or you don’t,” is the motto that binds together the plot of The Marvels. Written and illustrated by Brian

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This 'N That
Brandy Burgess

Well-Read Black Girl

WELL-READ BLACK GIRL CONFERENCE As the news broke about the successful fundraising of the Well-Read Black Girl Conference and Festival to be held on September

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Poetry
Brandy Burgess

Incendiary Art

INCENDIARY ART  – POETRY COMES TO LIFE In his seminal book Black Is a Country, Nikhil Pal Singh argues, “modern U.S. racial history…relies on an

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Authors of color
Brandy Burgess

Born a Crime

BORN A CRIME: STORIES FROM A SOUTH AFRICAN CHILDHOOD Trevor Noah, South African comedian, recent emigrant to the U.S., and currently the host of The

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Fantasy/Sci-Fi
Brandy Burgess

Uprooted

Uprooted Naomi Novik’s novel Uprooted is what fantasy films are made of.  The story follows Agnieszka, who fears that the mysterious wizard known only as

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Authors of color
Brandy Burgess

Lazaretto

Lazaretto What does it truly mean to be black (or not) and why does it matter? Lazaretto by Diane Mckinney-Whetstone challenges these questions and more.

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Authors of color
Brandy Burgess

Apex Hides the Hurt

Ignorance is not bliss after all. You won’t see Band-Aids the same way after reading Apex Hides the Hurt.  Apex tells the story of the

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Autobiography/Memoir
Brandy Burgess

Brown Girl Dreaming

BROWN GIRL DREAMING Each day a new world opens itself up to you. And all the worlds you are. . . . . .gather into

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Poetry
Brandy Burgess

Yankee Broadcast Network

The duo is at it again: after their colorful conquest of the United States in Poets’ Guide to America, John F. Buckley and Martin Ott

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Fiction
Brandy Burgess

Ostrich

“And that’s when I understood what Miss Farthingdale had meant… We don’t have a future in English because there’s no such thing. It was just

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Poetry
Brandy Burgess

Traveling Light

Traveling Light is a series of Pastan’s personal reflections on life. Each poem is like a snapshot; it shows you a picture of a specific

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