Author: Afua Ansong

Afua Ansong is a scholar and artist currently completing a Ph.D. in English Literature at the University of Rhode Island. She is an advocate of Black/African women's voices. Her work interrogates representations of Black female subjectivities in African Diaspora Literature. She has two chapbooks, Try Kissing God (Akashic, 2020) and American Mercy (Finishing Line Press, 2019), and has published work in Prairie Schooner, Four Way Review, Maine Review, and other journals. She has received scholarships from Bread Loaf and Blue Mountain Center.

Black Ballad
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Black Ballad

Bull City Press

Editors' Selection from the 2020 Frost Place Chapbook Competition. For a young Ghanaian girl who traveled from the hot winds of Accra to the pulsating rhythms of the Bronx, belonging is elusive. Torn between her desires to be West African and Americ...

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