Making the Trees Shiver:
An Anthology of the First Six Years of the
Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival
$15.00, Anthology/Fiction/Poetry, paperback, 5.5” x 8.5”, 176 pp.
Published by NY Writers Coalition Press. Available at local bookstores, at www.nywriterscoalition.org, and at Amazon.com.
Making the Trees Shiver is an eclectic collection recreating the magic that is the annual Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival. Poetry and prose by Chris Abani, Amiri Baraka, Cheryl Boyce-Taylor, Staceyann Chin, Kwame Dawes, Jennifer Egan, Marlon James,Jacqueline Johnson, Willie Perdomo, Sonia Sanchez, Hal Sirowitz, and Quincy Troupe is interspersed with work by the talented next generation of young writers from NY Writers Coalition’s creative writing workshops. Making the Trees Shiver celebrates community writing at its finest: expansive, authentic, and full of life. Like Fort Greene Park itself, these pages are noisy at times, chilling at others, but always full of spectacular views. October 2011.