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As Long as Trees Take Root

Poems by Congolese poet Alain Mabanckou

As Long as Trees Take Root in the Earth is the first English-language release of poems by Congolese Francophone poet Alain Mabanckou. The volume includes two collections by the Congolese poet as well as an essay, entitled, essay “An Open Letter to Those Who Are Killing Poetry,” that critiques contemporary Francophone literary culture and the cronyism of the French publishing…

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