Blickity Black Book Club


The Blickity Black Book Club is a bi-monthly virtual book club that brings together enthusiastic readers of contemporary Black writers of poetry and fiction. Choose to opt in to one month or the whole season and join rich discussions of new literature from Black authors. 

Book Selection
October: 808s & Otherworlds: Memories, Remixes, & Mythologies (Pub 9/14) by Sean Avery Medlin.

November: Collective Amnesia by Koleka Putuma**

December: The Prophets by Robert Jones Jr.

This is a book club affiliated with Word Up Community Bookshop. Copies can be purchased at Word Up either online (see the bottom of the page) or at the store. 


**A special online listing for Collective Amnesia by Koleka Putuma will be made before the November meetings. 


Book Club Schedule
1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month, at 6pm on Zoom

October: 5 & 19
November: 2 & 16
December: 7 & 21

After registering, you will receive an email with the zoom link and other information from the facilitator, Memphis Washington. 

If you have any questions, comments or concerns, feel free to reach out at

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 6:00pm to Tuesday, December 21, 2021 - 7:30pm
2113 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10032
808s & Otherworlds: Memories, Remixes, & Mythologies Cover Image
ISBN: 9781953387066
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Two Dollar Radio - September 14th, 2021

The Prophets Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593085684
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - January 5th, 2021