the next chapter
Alexander continues to write and is currently preparing her
new volume of poems: Illiterate Heart (to be published
by Triquarterly Books, 2002).
Color of Home is a poem she composed on the death of Amadou
Diallo, an innocent African immigrant who was shot to death
in his own doorway by police, in New York City. The
poem is forthcoming in the Paterson
Literary Review and in the anthology
Keeping Track: 41 Voices 41 Visions for Amadou Diallo.