GeNtry!fication: or the scene of the crime coming this April!


"With consciousness and verve, deft wordplay and striking design, Gentry!fication: or the scene of the crime offers epic, testimony, and premonition. Pinpointing and pulsating North Minneapolis, this book reframes a site of black imagination and resistance. Here, on the corner of Penn & Lowry, Chaun Webster hobnobs with Lorde, Davis, Smith, and Wells-Barnett, not to mention Baraka, Brathwaite, Rankine, and Ligon. Here, too, the maroon prophet child runs through with quantum feet reminding us to rant against trouble. Like your rent and the North Star, this book is what’s up!" 

-Gabrielle Civil, author of Swallow the Fish

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Chaun Webster is a poet and graphic designer whose work draws from an interest in the sign of graffiti, the layering of collage, simultaneity, & the visuality of text.

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