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9 edition of The African American guide to writing and publishing non-fiction found in the catalog.

The African American guide to writing and publishing non-fiction

by Jewell Parker Rhodes

  • 259 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Broadway Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Authorship -- Marketing.,
  • Authorship.,
  • Autobiography -- Authorship.,
  • African Americans -- Authorship.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJewell Parker Rhodes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN161 .R45 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 350 p. ;
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3948466M
    ISBN 100767905784
    LC Control Number2001037714
    OCLC/WorldCa47182502

      When the book was first released in , it hit over a dozen best seller lists including NPR and Vanity Fair. Thompson Spires' beautiful and gut . In a recent New York Times article, Nigerian writer Tricia Nwaubani argued that Western publishers still determine the type of African fiction to be published and this is often for Western eyes. This is Africa's Bwesigye bwa Mwesigire looks at the other side of the coin through the Made in Africa II series, where he talks to seven publishers at the centre of the growth of new African.

      Non-fiction Books By African Authors These Bones Will Rise Again – by Panashe Chigumadzi. History, all too often really is “his story”: the past of a country centred on men, the role of women erased, forgotten, buried under a rubble of insignificance. This book attempts to correct that. Books of interest to African Americans and people of color. Most are from a Christian perspective - biographies, devotionals, Bibles, children's books, urban christian fiction.

    Nearly all the books celebrated on this book blog are great places to start for anyone trying to do the personal work of dismantling white supremacy. But below are 17 book recommendations (mostly non-fiction) of old & new reads that are pertinent to the current unrest. If you have access to these books (and others, obviously) please READ them. African American guide to writing and publishing non-fiction. New York: Broadway Books, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Jewell Parker Rhodes.


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