\blak\ \al-fə bet\ now available
Mitchell L. H. Douglas' second book of poems, \blak\ \al-fə bet\, is available from amazon.com. Winner of the 2011 Lexi Rudnitsky/Editor's Choice Award, \blak\ \al-fə bet\ traces the history and haunts of a Southern family after the death of its matriarch. The official release of the collection, published by Persea Books of New York, New York, was February 6, 2013.
The Lexi Rudnitsky/Editor's Choice Award is given annually through a partnership between Persea Books and The Lexi Rudnitsky Poetry Project. The contest is open to any American poet who has previously published at least one full-length book of poems.