Toi Derricotte

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Toi Derricotte, co-founder of Cave Canem, is the author of five books. The latest, a memoir, The Black Notebooks: An Interior Journey, is an extraordinary and courageous account of race in the U.S. as seen through the eyes of a light-skinned black woman. Her books of poetry include Natural Birth, Captivity, and Tender.

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