“Jonoah and the Green Stone”: A Novel by Henry Dumas
Despite his literary brilliance, Dumas became a tragic symbol of young black men slain by police.
Black WorldNegro Digest)
Echo Tree: The Collected Short Fiction of Henry Dumas,
PlayEbony, Play Ivory Ark of Bones and Other Stories
Jonoah and the Green Stone,
Poetry for My PeopleArk of Bones)
New YorkerArk of Bones
The Ark and the Ankh
The New YorkerBlack Fire
The AfroSurreal Manifesto, Ark Of Bones,
Shadowing Ralph Ellison)Echo Tree.
PlayEbony, Play Ivory,
Jonoah and the Green StonePlay Ivory, Play EbonyArk of Bones and Other Stories,
Jonoah and the Green StoneJuneteenth
Jonoah and the Green StoneBoston Review
Black PantherMudbound,Jonoah and the Green Stone
Michael A. Gonzales has written essays and articles for The Village Voice, New York, Pitchfork and Mass Appeal. Co-author of Bring the Noise: A Guide to Rap Music and Hip-Hop Culture (1991), he has written music journalism for Newark Bound, Red Bull Academy, The Wire, and Wax Poetics. His short fiction has appeared in Bronx Biannual, Brown Sugar, Black Pulp and Crime Factory. Gonzales is currently finishing his literary New York City hip-hop novel Boom for Real. More information on The Blacklist can be found on Facebook.
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