The sixth volume (2020) of the James Baldwin Review is now up and live on the Manchester Open Access site. We are pleased to announce that our very own Graduate Student, Emily Na, has been published in this volume. 

Her piece titled: Baldwin’s Kitchen, Food and Identity in His Life and Fiction can be found here.

James Baldwin Review (JBR) is an annual journal that brings together a wide array of peer‐reviewed criticalessays and creative non-fiction on the life, writings, and legacy of James Baldwin. Extendingdiscussion of Baldwin’s writing and its impacts beyond academia is one of the core aims of JBR. Towards this end, the journal is published online, available for free, in an open accesspartnership between The New School, Manchester University Press, and the University ofManchester Library. Print copies are also available for purchase.

JBR contains a mix of formal and informal tones, of experienced writers and new voices. Theseessays are accompanied by an award-winning graduate student essay, journalistic andautobiographical reflections, and a review of significant scholarly works on Baldwin. Our sixthvolume proudly features essays by Nicholas Buccola—author of The Fire is Upon Us (PrincetonUP, 2019)—and award-winning documentary filmmaker Karen Thorsen, along with cover art byrenowned visual artist Fahamu Pecou.

Volume 6 (2020) of JBR can be found here:

To purchase a print copy of JBR, please visit the main Manchester University Press site: