“Guy’s novels are like Judy Blume books for black teenagers.”
Carter’s characters rarely do what one might expect. Reading her work just gives you a jolt.
Mayfield’s style was as stark as Richard Wright and poetic as Ernest Hemingway, but was grounded in urban realism.
Kristin Hunter gave attention to subtle worlds within worlds and psyches within psyches.
Despite his literary brilliance, Dumas became a tragic symbol of young black men slain by police.
Published in 1992, “Negrophobia” was a wild romp through a racially charged dreamscape.
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