In Its All Love, Black writers celebrate the complexity, power, danger, and glory of love in all its many forms: romantic, familial, communal, and sacred. Editor Marita Golden recounts the morning she woke up certain that she would meet her soul mate in My Own Happy Ending; memoirist Reginald Dwayne Betts, in a piece he calls Learning the Name Dad, writes stirringly about serving time in prison and how that transformed his life for the better; New York Times bestselling author Pearl Cleage is at her best in the delicate, touching Missing You; award-winning author David Anthony Durham enraptures readers with his An Act of Faith; New York Times bestselling author L. A. Banks is both funny and wise in her beautiful essay on discovering love as a child, Two Cents and a Question. And the poetry of love is here, toofrom Gwendolyn Brookss classic Black Wedding Song to works by Nikki Giovanni, E. Ethelbert Miller, and Kwame Alexander. Its All Love is a dazzling, delightfully diverse exploration of the wonderful gift of love.
It's All Love
Black Writers on Soul Mates, Family and Friends