i be but i aint


AZIZA BARNES is the winner of the 2015 Pamet River Prize; their first full length collection, i be but i ain’t is from YesYes Books, 2016. They are a Cave Canem Fellow, co-founder of The Conversation Literary Festival and co-host of the podcast, The Poetry Gods.

Aziza is a graduate of New York University, member of The Dance Cartel and participant in the 2016 Ojai Playwrights Conference. To be produced by Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Barnes’s playwriting debut, BLKS, marks the arrival of a truly original contemporary American voice.

This handmade pennant is hand made from 100% cotton canvas, machine stitched seaming on all sides with corresponding thread. Letters are black cut felt, affixed with heat. Hang string is black twill tape with hand knotted loops that go on a oak hang stick.

This pennant is part of a exclusively curated collection with Beotis Creative and can be purchased here: https://www.beotis.com/bazaar/azizabarnes