For Women: In Tribute to Nina Simone

About the Author

Debra Powell-Wright is a published poet and a founding member of In The Company of Poets, an African American female spoken-word ensemble based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The recipient of several poetry awards, Debra's work has been published in BMa: The Sonia Sanchez Literary Review, The African, Essence Magazine, and several local publications.

About the book

For Women: In Tribute to Nina Simone is a collection of short stories and poems in which a diversity of voices speak on behalf of women of color from around the world: Africa, America, the Caribbean, and Europe.

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Philadelphia area contributors are: Pat McLean, Sandra Turner-Barnes, Aziza Kinteh, Darlene Godwin, Nish Pugh, Oni Lasana, KT Terry the Poetic Queen, Alida Padilla, Kimmika Williams-Witherspoon, Jaz Withonez, Bridgette Howard, Xavier Richardson, Tina Smith-Brown, Rahnda Rize, Emmalee Smith, Annette Owens, and Kia Knight.

Out of state contributors are: Sailume Walo, Wanda Flowers, Brenda Hodges, and Karen Celestan. And across-the-water contributors are: Della Hicks-Wilson, Annee Lawrie, Malaika Rose Stanley, Joanne Hillhouse, and Razinatu Talatu Mohammed.

Shout-out also to Leeway Foundation, Art Sanctuary, and Black Classic Press for helping me to make one of my dreams come true; and to Toni Kersey, Biany Perez, and Charles Lowder for making the front and back covers look beautiful.

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