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How Much Does Your Job Shape Your Identity?

“You think you’ve known someone for a long time,” a character in one of Jenny Bhatt’s short stories says of her Indian colleague shortly after he’s shot dead by a white man in a bar. “Maybe he never really took to us. Never really became one of us.” Turn by turn, each of his white […] The post... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-10-13 11:00:00 UTC ]
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The arts world is facing a fierce reckoning about diversity. But is it too late? | Arwa Mahdawi

A scandal has exposed massive pay disparities in publishing and journalism. But the information may not help muchThe writer Chip Cheek got paid an $800,000 advance for his erotic debut novel, Cape May. Good for him, right? Even he, however, admits he was shocked by the figure. “But I’m more... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-12 09:30:18 UTC ]
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Throwing Rocks: An Interview with John Vercher

JOHN VERCHER’S TAUT, impressive debut crime novel, Three-Fifths, follows Bobby Saraceno — a mixed-race man living a lie. Saraceno has spent his life passing as a white man, raised by his racist maternal grandfather in Pittsburgh. Bobby’s kept his true self hidden from everyone, even his fellow... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-01-29 13:30:35 UTC ]
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'We are offering something people didn’t get before': inside gal-dem

The gal-dem collective is disrupting traditional media – all from their tiny HQ in a London car park If you wanted to find a kind of ground zero for gentrification, you could do worse than here: an office block carved out of a concrete multistorey car park in south-east London that now fizzes... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate to publish Think Like a White Man

Canongate has snapped up the "definitive self-help gospel on how to understand, overcome and overthrow the White Man", by Penguin WriteNow graduate Nels Abbey. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book cover clichés: have you spotted recurrent designs?

Certain themes and stories seem to be packaged with a particular aesthetic. Have you spotted this trend? Share your examplesWhy is it that books about Africa always look the same? A recent article on the blog Africa is a Country demonstrated that "the covers of most novels 'about Africa' seem to... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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