Wild Hundreds

Wild Hundreds

by Nate Marshall

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Wild Hundreds by Nate Marshall

Winner, 2017 Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award (poetry category)
Winner, 2016 BCALA Literary Award (poetry category)
Winner of the 2014 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize
Finalist, 2015 NAACP Image Awards
(poetry category)

Wild Hundreds is a long love song to Chicago. The book celebrates the people, culture, and places often left out of the civic discourse and the travel guides. Wild Hundreds is a book that displays the beauty of black survival and mourns the tragedy of black death.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780822981084
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication date: 09/10/2015
Series: Pitt Poetry Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 80
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Nate Marshall is from the South Side of Chicago. He is a Cave Canem Fellow whose work has appeared in Poetry Magazine, New Republic, Indiana Review, and elsewhere. He is coeditor of The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop. Marshall has won the Hurston/Wright Founding Members Award and the Gwendolyn Brooks Open Mic Award. He is a visiting assistant professor of English at Wabash College, a member of the poetry collective Dark Noise, and also a rapper.

Table of Contents

Contents i. repetition & repetition & pronounce Fame Food & Liquor god made the hundreds, man made it wild Harold’s Chicken Shack #1 Granddaddy was the neighborhood buying new shoes Chicago high school love letters out south palindrome Foot Locker 1st love song to the black girl at smart camp niggaicouldhavebeen #1 candy store Chicago high school love letters the break Harold’s Chicken Shack #35 learning gang handshakes hood woods ii. Mama says Ragtown prayer in the land where whitefolk jog Chicago high school love letters landing Alzheimer’s on being called a nigger in Ann Arbor, MI, on South University Street by a drunk ticket scalper Chicago high school love letters prelude Indian summer when it comes back pallbearers Chicago high school love letters praise song iii. the last graduation the first graduation Harold’s Chicken Shack #86 directions off white juke church in the wild Chicago high school love letter picking flowers undress cut recycling repetition & repetition & Acknowledgments

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