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Books
· Journey through the Power of the Rainbow: Quotations from a Life...

· The River of Winged Dreams (Hardcover Gift Edition)

· The American Poet Who Went Home Again

· The Bridge of Silver Wings 2009

· Christmas When Music Almost Killed the World

· The Harlem Renaissance Way Down South

· Literary Savannah

· Visions of A Skylark Dressed in Black

· The Hanging Man Dreams

· Elemental: The Power of Illuminated Love


Short Stories
· Come Walk With Me

· Uncut Goodies Part 4: the Current Conclusion

· Uncut Goodies Part 3

· Uncut Goodies Part 2

· Uncut Goodies Part 1

· Introducing Uncut Goodies

· Astonishing Tale of the Goddess and the Skylark: Part 4 of 4

· Astonishing Tale of the Goddess and the Skylark: Part 3 of 4

· Astonishing Tale of the Goddess and the Skylark: Part 2 of 4

· Astonishing Tale of the Goddess and the Skylark: Part 1 of 4


Articles
· A Writer's Journey to Selma-Alabama

· 'Tis the Season for the Magic of Poetry

· How Creativity and Social Responsibility Inspired 5 Memorable Moments 2014

· 7 Ways to Help Replace Legislated Fear with Informed Compassion

· Text and Meaning in Albert Camus' The Myth of Sisyphus

· Text and Meaning in: Elemental the Power of Illuminated Love

· Introducing Tao of the Rainbow

· Creative Flexibility and Annihilated Lives (essay with poem)

· Fall 2014 Update: Texts, Meanings, and Guerrilla Decontextualization

· Notebook on: Michael Brown, Kajieme Powell, and W.E.B. Du Bois (part 1)


Poetry
· Reflections on Ode to the Good Black Boots that Served My Soul So Well

· How Poets and Words Burn Truth into Love

· Valentine Winter: A Mink-Warm Distance Between Decades

· The Poetess Inside Her Years

· Notes for an Elegy in the Key of Michael (I)

· Self-Knowledge in the New Millennium

· Help Keep Book Lovers' Hopes Alive

· Photographed Light of My Grandmother's Soul

· A Naked Woman with Skin of Thorns and Ice

· There Upon a Bough of Hope and Audacity

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News
· New Reviews of Early and Recent Books by Aberjhani

· iTunes Adds Three Books and Podcast by Aberjhani to iBookstore

· C-SPAN Tags Savannah Authors for Features on Book TV and History Channels

· Savannah Author Joins Consortium of Doctors Annual Celebration

· Literary Laureates Herta Mϋller and Amiri Baraka

· A Great Day to Appreciate Book Lovers 40 Percent Off Sale

· The Poetry of History and Inaugurations

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Dynamic Duo of Art and Poetry

12/27/2004 6:51:00 PM

by Aberjhani


After more than 10 years, a dream of art and poetry makes its way to reality with Bonaventure Books' forthcoming publication of "Elemental," a book combining the visionary crafts of artist Luther E. Vann and the author Aberjhani.
(SAVANNAH)—After more than 10 years since the project’s beginning, the book of visionary art and poetry entitled ELEMENTAL, by artist Luther E. Vann and author Aberjhani, will be published by Bonaventure Books in Spring 2005. Born in Savannah, Georgia, and raised in New York City, Vann is an award-winning artist whose work has drawn praise for the artist’s use of different classic and innovative techniques as well as his unique integration of physical and spiritual dimensions. Although his work hangs in public and private collections around the world, ELEMENTAL marks the first published collections of Vann’s art, making the book itself an instant collector’s item. Aberjhani, also a native of Savannah, is the author of several books, including: ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE; THE WISDOM OF W. E. B. DU BOIS; I MADE MY BOY OUT OF POETRY; and STRENGTH TO CARRY ON. ELEMENTAL contains more than 50 reproductions of Vann’s art dating from the 1970s to the present. Like a number of other modern artists, Vann’s work celebrates such public ventures as New York City neighborhoods and black southern culture. However, Vann moves beyond these realms to capture the vitality and relevance of our inner selves. His powerful mapping of dreamscapes, subconscious intention, and spiritual transcendence has prompted comparison to such masters as El Greco, Michelangelo, and Salvadore Dali. At the same time, critics recognize his vision as solely his own. “This project has been a dream in the making for about 12 years,” said Vann. “I’m grateful to see it at long last coming true.” Accompanying Vann’s art in ELEMENTAL are some 40 poems composed by Aberjhani specifically for this volume. Previously, the writer’s work has appeared in such publications as ESSENCE Magazine, The African American Review, and Literary Savannah. An essay profile of the artist and the poet, entitled “The Light and the Way of Luther E. Vann,” is slated for publication in the January 2005 anthology, THE PERSISTENCE OF DREAMS, published by Rotimi Ogunjobi, the UK-based editor of the online magazine Redbridge Review. For pre-ordering information on ELEMENTAL, or for information on purchasing art by Luther E. Vann, please contact Bonaventure Books via email at BonaventureBooks.aol.com . For more information on PERSISTENCE OF DREAMS, please go to http://www.redbridgereview.co.uk/html/anthology.html or email the Redbridge Review at editor.redbridgereview.co.uk . --777--  
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More News by Aberjhani

· New Reviews of Early and Recent Books by Aberjhani - 1/4/2013 3:02:00 PM
· iTunes Adds Three Books and Podcast by Aberjhani to iBookstore - 10/26/2011 11:51:00 AM
· C-SPAN Tags Savannah Authors for Features on Book TV and History Channels - 6/20/2011 9:07:00 AM
· Savannah Author Joins Consortium of Doctors Annual Celebration - 7/10/2010 10:36:00 AM
· Literary Laureates Herta Mϋller and Amiri Baraka - 10/9/2009 12:47:00 PM
· A Great Day to Appreciate Book Lovers 40 Percent Off Sale - 3/5/2009 9:59:00 AM
· The Poetry of History and Inaugurations - 1/20/2009 12:02:00 PM
· Holiday Book Signing at Ex Libris - 12/2/2008 10:19:00 AM
· ELEMENTAL Art and Book Head for Historic Orangeburg - 9/30/2008 11:32:00 AM
· Time in a CTI Bottle - 9/6/2008 10:41:00 AM
· American Poet Who Went Home Again Now in Stock at Amazon - 8/13/2008 12:30:00 PM
· New Dates Added for ELEMENTAL Book Events - 7/23/2008 11:55:00 AM
· Book Club Adds ELEMENTAL to Featured Titles - 7/11/2008 10:50:00 AM
· Distribution Outlets Increase for New Gift Book - 7/7/2008 7:53:00 AM
· The Critics Have Their Say - 6/6/2008 12:55:00 PM
· Connect Savannah Presents: All for the Art - 12/26/2007 3:21:00 PM
· The Panther Interviews the Skylark - 12/5/2007 12:56:00 PM
· Savannah Artist Book Cover Art Now Available - 11/24/2007 1:14:00 PM
· Christmas When Music Almost Killed the World - 11/6/2007 5:28:00 PM
· Sneak Peeks at Good Things to Come - 9/1/2007 11:37:00 AM
· Cyber Party for Famed Beat Author Jack Kerouac - 8/17/2007 12:58:00 PM
· A Good Book Gets Its Due - 8/11/2007 1:34:00 PM
· What Goes Around Came Around - 7/29/2007 11:07:00 AM
· The Poet and the Bridge of Silver Wings - 7/5/2007 7:07:00 PM
· Savannah Author Marks 10th Year of Publishing in ESSENCE Magazine - 5/18/2007 2:51:00 PM
· Gearing up for National Poetry Month - 3/25/2007 9:23:00 AM
· Listening Party for The Goddess and The Skylark CD - 11/6/2006 7:03:00 PM
· Visions Title Set for October Release - 9/30/2006 9:18:00 AM
· Rumors of Poets and Angels - 8/30/2006 11:20:00 AM
· The Kindness of Poets from Afar - 6/3/2006 8:58:00 AM
· Three Generations of Pleasant Art - 3/13/2006 8:33:00 PM
· Encyclopedia of Harlem Renaissance Makes Essential Titles List - 1/13/2006 1:48:00 PM
· Writers and Visions and Gratitudes - 12/31/2005 9:07:00 AM
· Spreading the Wings of Authorship - 11/27/2005 8:23:00 PM
· A Posse of Poets and Beyonce' Too  - 9/21/2005 8:24:00 PM
· Crossing the Bridge of Poetry - 8/19/2005 8:21:00 AM
· Nordette Adams Presents a Tour of Aberjhani's Brain - 6/7/2005 8:31:00 AM
· Poetry Editor Flips the Script - 5/21/2005 1:06:00 PM
· ELEMENTAL Project Moves Forward Despite Delay - 4/25/2005 9:11:00 PM
· Creative Conversatin' Launches March 7 - 3/2/2005 9:33:00 PM
· Persistence of Dreams Anthology Makes Debut - 1/24/2005 11:40:00 AM
· Profile of Elemental Book Artist Luther E. Vann - 1/13/2005 7:28:00 AM
· Choice Award for Aberjhani and West - 1/2/2005 10:01:00 PM

Books by
Aberjhani



The River of Winged Dreams (Hardcover Gift Edition)

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Journey through the Power of the Rainbow: Quotations from a Life...

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Elemental: The Power of Illuminated Love

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Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance

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The Bridge of Silver Wings 2009

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The American Poet Who Went Home Again

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Visions of A Skylark Dressed in Black

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