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https://amp.theguardian.com/books/2022/may/14/more-fiya-curating-mixtape-black-british-poetry

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  The Guardian - Back to home The Guardian: news website of the year News Opinion Sport Culture Lifestyle Show caption Books ‘The poems began to dance among themselves’: curating a fresh mixtape of Black British poetry A companion to 1998’s The Fire People, Kayo Chingonyi’s anthology creates a space for a new generation of voices to express the wide range of their work Kayo Chingonyi Sat 14 May 2022 05.00 EDT Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share via Email Putting together an anthology is, as the American poet Katrina Vandenberg once said, like  making a mixtape . It’s an artefact filled with various resonances. Much like the painstaking process of recording cassettes for one another in the pre-playlist age, editing an anthology is intimate, a gesture towards the reader. And just as you never used to be able to put absolutely every tune you wanted to on tape, the same goes for anthologies. The beauty of the form is in the suggestions it makes, the ways it invites further exploration