Obsidian awarded Amazon Literary Partnership Grant

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Obsidian: Literature and Arts in the African Diaspora is the recipient of a grant awarded by the Amazon Literary Partnership Literary Magazine Fund and the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses.

Pause for applause

Brandon Thornton in his classroom

Pause to applaud these accomplished Illinois State University alumni.

PRESS 254 event launches five books, April 27

shelves of books

Join PRESS 254 at the Publications Unit for a virtual chapbook launch and reading event at 7 p.m. CST April 27 to celebrate the work of current students and alumni authors and the work of English and publishing studies majors for producing the books.