The Before Columbus Foundation Poetry Anthology

Selections from the American Book Awards 1980-1990
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W. W. Norton & Company
ContributionsShawn Wong (Editor)
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Open LibraryOL7451268M
ISBN 100393030563
ISBN 139780393030563

Open, inclusive, democratic, the American Book Awards celebrates the many tributaries that flow into, in Ishmael Reed’s words, the ocean of American literature. The Before Columbus Foundation Poetry Anthology includes over selections from a decade of American Book Award-winning poetry.

Authors represented include Ai, Jimmy Santiago Baca, Edward Dorn, Allen Ginsberg, Maurice Kenny, Etheridge Knight, Colleen J.

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The Before Columbus Foundation poetry anthology: selections from the American Book Awards, [J J Phillips; Before Columbus Foundation.;] -- The Before Columbus Foundation, which has been promoting America's multicultural literature sincecoordinates the annual American Book Awards, conducts seminars, and publishes a.

The foundation, named after Ivan van Sertima 's book They Came before Columbus (), began as a multi-cultural distribution project, but evolved into a service organization devoted to the recognition of Hispanic, African-American, and Native American authors whose literature of quality might be neglected by the literary mainstream, which, Founder: Ishmael Reed.

This anthology includes 30 selections from a decade of award-winning fiction., The Before Columbus Foundation Fiction Anthology, Ishmael Reed, Kathryn Trueblood, Shawn Wong, He is the author of The Truth in Rented Rooms (Kaya, ), winner of a Josephine Miles Award from PEN Oakland, and Water Chasing Water (Kaya, ), winner of the American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation.

His poetry appears in Premonitions: The Kaya Anthology of New Asian North American Poetry (), among others. Poet, novelist, playwright, and multimedia artist Jessica Hagedorn was raised and lived in the Philippines until she moved to San Francisco in her teens.

She is the author of five books, including the novel Dogeaters (), finalist for the National Book Award and winner of the American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation.

Hagedorn is also the editor. Since the Before Columbus Foundation has been devoted to the task of redefining our notion of "mainstream" American literature to reflect this country's multicultural, multi-ethnic richness and diversity.

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The Before Columbus Foundation fiction anthology: selections from the American Book Awards, / edited by Ishmael Reed, Kathryn Trueblood, and Shawn Wong. Names. He is co-editor of Before Columbus Foundation Fiction/Poetry Anthology: Selections from the American Book Awards, – two volumes of contemporary American multicultural poetry and fiction.

Wong has been awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship and a Rockefeller Foundation residency in :Oakland, California.

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Since it has sponsored the American Book Awards. The Before Columbus Poetry Anthology, W.W. Norton, The Before Columbus Foundation Prose Anthology, W.W. Norton, Califia: The California Poetry, Yellow Bird. The Before Columbus Foundation Poetry Anthology, Selections from the American Book Awards –, Co-Edited with Kathryn Trueblood and Shawn Wong, The HarperCollins Literary Mosaic Series, General Editor of four anthologies edited by Gerald Vizenor, Shawn Wong, Nicolas Kanellos and Al Young, – The Poetry Center, San Francisco State University.

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THE BEFORE COLUMBUS FOUNDATION POETRY ANTHOLOGY, Reed, Ishmael; Phillips, J. J.; Strads, Gundars and Wong, Signed by Author(s) 1st Edition.

AbeBooks, the AbeBooks logo,"Passion for books." and "Passion for books. Books for your passion." are registered trademarks with the Registered US Patent & Trademark Office. Wong and his group would later publish two anthologies, The Before Columbus Foundation Fiction Anthology and The Before Columbus Foundation Poetry Anthology.

These publications honored the authors. 46 Reed, Ishmael, “The Ocean of American Literature,” in The Before Columbus Foundation Fiction Anthology, xxiv – xxv, and in The Before Columbus Poetry Anthology, xxiv – xxv. 47 Reed, Ishmael, “The Ocean of American Literature,” in The Before Columbus Foundation Fiction Anthology, xxvi, and in The Before Columbus Foundation Cited by: 1.

The Before Columbus Foundation poetry anthology: selections from the American Book Awards, / Published: () The Morrow anthology of younger American poets / Published: () American poetry now: Pitt poetry series anthology / Published: ().Inhe and Amina Baraka edited Confirmation: An Anthology of African-American Women, which won an American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation, and in they published The Music: Reflections on Jazz and Blues.

The Autobiography of LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka was published in   Words Unlocked, a poetry contest for juveniles in corrections, has drawn more than 1, entries.

Its judge, Jimmy Santiago Baca, says it was a poetry book that helped him survive his own prison term.