The memoir is a beautiful and at times devastating account of the author’s coming of age as a mixed-race person.
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REVIEW: Craft and Conscience: How To Write About Social Issues by Kavita Das
Writing about sociopolitical issues is a craft issue examined in a timely book for writers of all experience levels.
REVIEW: Heir to the Crescent Moon by Sufiya Abdur-Rahman
The memoir, winner of the Iowa Prize for Literary Nonfiction, explores what it means to be a second-generation Black American Muslim.
REVIEW: Ninety-Nine Fire Hoops: A Memoir by Allison Hong Merrill
The memoir traces the author’s early life in Taiwan, examining the powerful cycles of abuse into which she was born her journey to break them.
REVIEW: Northern Light: Power, Land and the Memory of Water by Kazim Ali
Kazim Ali begins his memoir, “I’ve always had a hard time answering the question, ‘Where are you from?’”
REVIEW: World of Wonders by Aimee Nezhukumatathil
The first chapter of World of Wonders… opens with a Catalpa Tree in western Kansas. The tree is both literal and metaphor.
REVIEW: From the Lake House by Kristen Rademacher
At first, Kristen is charmed by Jason’s stories of deer hunting and NASCAR, which she contrasts with her “preppy New England” schooling and love of Broadway
REVIEW: Know My Name by Chanel Miller
On June 3, 2016, BuzzFeed published Emily Doe’s victim impact statement which was read by millions worldwide.