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PROFESSION(S): Writer, historian, librarian, professional researcher.

Non-Fiction: - The American Slave Coast: A History of the Slave-Breeding Industry, publication date Black History Month - February, 2015, Chicago Review Press;

Novels: The Horsegirl; The Stalking Horse; Stallion Queen


Shorter Fiction of Interest:

Neb Short Story Finalist, "Flower Kiss".

From The Della Stories: The Kingdom By the Lake: "Dark Moon Murmuration", "Made By Hand", "Mrs. Langdon's Diary -OR- They Carry It Too Far"

Editor of the short-listed Philip K. Dick Award original anthology, Not of Woman Born.

OTHER WORKS OF INTEREST:

- Postmamboism: Collected Writings (2011)

- Do Not Fear Death: Music And The Haitian Earthquake, pub date January, 2011

- The Year Before the Flood: A Story of New Orleans, pub date August, 2009

- The World That Made New Orleans: Spanish Silver to Congo Square, pub. date January 2008; named the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities Book of the Year; The Gulf Independent Book Sellers Favorite Book of 2009

- Cuba and Its Music: From the First Drums to the Mambo, pub date July 2004, winner of the ASCAP Deems Taylor Award; chosen by Rolling Stone as the second best book of music writing for the year, after Bob Dylan's Chronicles: Vol 1

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It was held here or around here somewhere. Looks very nice!


This is probably more of what we out-of-touch USians think Brighton is though. :)


  • Actually, that second picture? That's the Brighton Metropole where the convention was held. (In the wikipedia pic, it helps to know that the chunk on the right was an extension added after construction.) Just in case you weren't being deliberately ironic ...

    Edited at 2013-11-15 09:59 pm (UTC)
    • No, I wasn't being deliberately ironic. This is one of the archaic ways Brighton is in my imagination, since I've never been there and know it only from period descriptions, films and television.

      That it still exists is just -- well, I think stupendously cool! So huge!

      Thanks for telling me, Charlie!

      Love, C.
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