Honorée Fanonne Jeffers | The Love Songs of W. E. B. Du Bois
In the author’s first novel, Ailey Pearl Garfield, a young African American woman, seeks to come to terms with her identity by journeying through her family’s past, uncovering tales of generations of ancestors — Indigenous, Black, and White — in the Deep South. She discovers a legacy of oppression and resistance, bondage and independence, cruelty and resilience that is the story — and the song — of America itself.
Honorée Fanonne Jeffers is a fiction writer, poet, and essayist who teaches creative writing and literature at the University of Oklahoma. She was longlisted for both a National Book Award and the PEN/Volcker Award for Poetry for her latest volume of poetry, The Age of Phillis.
We invite you to support the author by purchasing copy of their book Browseabout Books. Call-in orders are accepted at (302) 226-2665 or you can stop by the store to purchase a copy. For store hours, please visit their website. Each copy purchased comes with a signed bookplate.
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