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April Virtual Book Discussion Join us to discuss,
The Black Flamingo, a coming-of-age novel told in verse from the perspective of a young man navigating his cultural and sexual identity in London. When: Wednesday, April 27, at Noon
Author Reading from
The Black Flamingo
Dean Atta's reading of Chapter One of
The Black Flamingo, from the Authors Live series presented by Scottish Book Trust in Partnership with BBC Scotland Learning, April 2020
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The Black Flamingo by
A fierce coming-of-age verse novel about identity and the power of drag, from acclaimed poet and performer Dean Atta.
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Over 20 copies of The Black Flamingo are available at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Branch Locations and Ebook collections.
Dean Atta talks about
The Black Flamingo
Discussion filmed live between Dean Atta and author and poet Nadine Aisha Jassat in partnership with Our Bookshop and the Tring Book Festival, Oct. 2020.
Q and A with Dean Atta
Q and A interview of Dean Atta on The Black Flamingo from The Reading Realm blog by children's author Ian Eagleton, January 2021.
Official Web site of Dean Atta
Author's Web site with CV including his bio and complete list of published works.
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