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Kevin Young's Poetry Noir, 'Black Maria'

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Kevin Young's Poetry Noir, 'Black Maria'

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Kevin Young's Poetry Noir, 'Black Maria'

Kevin Young's Poetry Noir, 'Black Maria'

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Kevin Young talks about his new book, Black Maria. The poems in the collection tell the story of a private detective and femme fatale. The action takes place on the wet, neon-lit streets of a place called Shadowtown.