Poets Raymond Patterson, Sterling Plumpp and Eugene Redmond read, accompanied by musicians Gwen Cleveland (vocalist), John Dooley (bass) and Bross Townsend (piano). Recorded April 28, 1993 Co-sponsored by 651/Kings Majestic Corporation (Full Audio: Approx: 1 hr 20 mins)
"Mermaid Song" is a thirty-three sonnet cycle of love, mythology, and transformation. Ama Codjoe is a poet and Cave Canem fellow with roots in Memphis and Accra. Her work has been published in the Tidal Basin Review, Cave Canem Anthology XII (Willow Books), and on the Feminist Wire.