Editorial Considerations at QBB: The Black Book Review
- Out of print, out of mind. Kniffel, Leonard // American Libraries;Feb89, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p100
Focuses on the unavailability of important black literature in the United States. Examples of Black Americana titles that have been declared out of print; Reasons given by publishers for terminating the publication of certain titles; Problems that librarians have in procuring titles that are...
- BLACK FICTION: APOLLO OR DIONYSUS? Fontenot Jr., Chester J. // Twentieth Century Literature (Twentieth Century Literature);Spring79, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p73
Provides information on Afro-American fiction. Context and interpretation of Afro-American literature; Discussion on tragedy and romance in Afro-American fiction; Linear historical conception in the literature; Details of Apollonian and Dionysian impulses.
- signings & sightings. // Black Issues Book Review;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p9
The article presents an update on issues in the U.S. publishing industry as of January 2006. The authors invited at the Eight National Black Writers Conference Black Literature: Expanding Conversations on Race, Identity, History and Genre, on March 30, 2006 at Medgar Evers College, Brooklyn, New...
- Language and Voice: When is it distinctively Black? Madhubuti, Haki R. // Black Issues Book Review;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p28
This article elaborates the characteristics of Afro-American literature. Included is a description of the Afro-American literature language and a discussion on how many African Americans received their intellectual substance from the language of black writers and poets.
- Center for Black Literature hosts National Black Writers Conference at Medgar Evers College. // New York Amsterdam News;4/14/2016, Vol. 107 Issue 16, p9
The article discusses the National Black Writers Conference (NBWC) of African Americans sponsored by Center for Black Literature on richness of Black literature that was held at Medgar Evers College in New York City in 2016.
- A Diverse Market for African-American Books Keeps Growing. Taylor, Carol // Publishers Weekly;12/13/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 50, p37
Focuses on the increase in the number of black book publishing. Preferences of black readers; Overview of trends in fiction; Concerns expressed by black publishing professionals. INSETS: Black Reprint Series from Coffee House, by Sam T. Weller;A Question of Goals or Quotas, by Diane Patrick;Two...
- Black Titles Just Keep Growing. Rosen, Judith // Publishers Weekly;12/9/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 49, p40
Focuses on the growth in the number of African-American books published in the U.S. Black novelists featured by Free Press; Statistics on black consumer spending; List of some titles.
- Black Christian Publishing. Watson, Kimberly // Publishers Weekly;12/9/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 49, p42
Focuses on African-American Christian publishing in the U.S. Categories of Christian books that are available; Details of the expansion programs of publishers; Information on forthcoming titles as of December 2002.
- Big Nommo: The Writer as Prophet. Flowers, Arthur // Defining Ourselves: Black Writers in the 90s;1999, p147
The article asserts the author's view about the relevance of politically conscious writers in the U.S. It highlights the role of writers in harnessing the power of the word to shape reality. Specifically, African American writers must express this role by responding to the call of being the...