Akilah Oliver

tribe_events: A Marathon Reading of the she said dialogues: flesh memory by Akilah Oliver with Belladonna*!

Please join Belladonna* on Sunday, April 18th at 3pm ET for a marathon reading and celebration of the recent republication of the she said dialogues: flesh memory on what would have been Akilah Oliver’s 60th birthday. With readings by Erica Hunt, Danielle Brazell, Michelle T. Clinton, Kim Oliver, Rachel Zolf, Steven Taylor, Fanny Ferreira, Jennifer Firestone, S*an D. Henry Smith, […]

Post: Engaging Black Poetics: Authors and Interns

Today is Juneteenth. The Civil War had ended years before enslaved people in Texas were notified. With the Black Lives Matter Movement going strong, we acknowledge how much work there is still left to be done. Nightboat would like to take a moment to engage with Juneteenth’s connection to Black poetics that often engage otherness […]