Cover Photo: “Jonoah and the Green Stone”: A Novel by Henry Dumas by Michael Gonzales

“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,

The Street,

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Jonoah and the Green Stone,

Black Messiah,

Poetry for My PeopleArk of Bones)

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The Ark and the Ankh

Down Beat

The New YorkerBlack Fire

The AfroSurreal Manifesto, Ark Of Bones,

Invisible Man

Shadowing Ralph Ellison)Echo Tree.

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Black Fire,


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Visible Man,

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Jonoah and the Green StoneBoston Review

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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.