Bite-Sized Bits Through the Ages 1950: Phyllis Shand Allfrey


This week we’re continuing our Bite-Sized Bits series by examining two poems written by Caribbean author and social activist, Phyllis Shand Allfrey. We read and analyze “Resistance” (Palm and Oak, 1950)and “Nocturne” (Contrasts, 1955), and reflect on activism following the wake of Mayday and white feminism. Tune in to here Allfrey’s beautiful poetry and learn more about this overlooked and conflicting writer. 

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What we’re reading

Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha #1) by Tomi Adeyemi

I’m Thinking of Ending Things by Iain Reid

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