Blog Posts - Street Lit

Chicago Teens Use Nooks to Read Street Lit Books

Chicago Librarian Media Specialist, KC Boyd, has a book club of high school students who read Street Lit. As part of a grant project, KC has introduced the teens to reading their books on the Nook. The video below shows the students talking about the...
by Street Literature on May 29, 2012

A Stacie Brisker Review: Swing Lowe, Sweet Chariote (2010)

SWING LOWE SWEET CHARIOTE  [Paperback]Stella D Hall (Author)Paperback: 238 pagesPublisher: Blacpanther publication (March 12, 2010)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 0615352138ISBN-13: 978-0615352138Price: $13.95 USDSwing Lowe Sweet Chariote is a chariot...
by Street Literature on May 21, 2012

Presentation: Street Literature in the 21st Century

Greetings;Today, May 10, 2012, I presented a presentation entitled, "Street Literature in the 21st Century" at the Maryland Library Association's Annual Conference held in Ocean City, MD.I am providing the presentation here to share with you.Street L...
by Street Literature on May 10, 2012

Wahida Clark's New Release: Payback Ain't Enough

Wahida Clark is one of the most prolific and renowned street lit authors today. Her 2011 release, Justify My Thug, landed her on the New York Times Bestselling list for a second time (Every Thug Needs A Lady appeared on the list in 2006), solidi...
by Street Literature on Apr 24, 2012

April 2012 Street Lit Releases

This month, April 2012, promises to be a busy time for street lit / urban fiction releases:■4/1- Love and the Streets by Chyna Dahl■4/1-Redbone(kindle edition) by T.Styles■4/1 - Feeling the Heat by Brenda Jackson■4/5- Boosters by Sabrina Euba...
by Street Literature on Apr 2, 2012

Kia Dupree, author of Damaged, speaks at the 2011 National Book Festival

by Street Literature on Mar 14, 2012

2012 Street Lit Book Award Medal Winners (2011 publications)

The Street Lit Book Award Medal (SLBAM) Committee is proud to announce the award winners for 2011 publications. The following winners are titles based on popularity of books as read by the public in school, academic, and public library sett...
by Street Literature on Mar 7, 2012

YA Librarian Luminary, Michael Cart, Speaks On Street Lit

Greetings;In case you haven't heard, YA Librarian Leader, Michael Cart, spoke in a podcast on March 04, 2012, about the veracity of Street Lit in the library. He calls it "a genre that doesn't get enough respect." He also spoke positively about graph...
by Street Literature on Mar 6, 2012

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