Feminist Writing by Women from around the World, by Olivia McCourry

Lit Lists Olivia McCourry Asja BakićMarsTranslated by Jennifer Zoble Feminist Press, 2019 With imaginative and striking prose, Bosnian author Asja Bakić’s debut story collection, Mars, tells a tale of a series of different universes. Each realist tale provides an image of twenty-first-century feminist values and promises.       Duanwad PimwaniArid DreamsTranslated by Mui Poopoksakul Feminist Press, 2019 Thai poet, author, and journalist Duanwad Pimwani showcases thirteen stories of Thailand’s middle class in her new collection, Arid Dreams. The stories provide a critique of and insight into class status and gender roles within a changing country, where each character yearns for something more.       Claudia D. HernándezKnitting the FogFeminist Press, 2019 Combining narrative essay and bilingual poetry, Guatemalan writer Claudia D. Hernández’s debut memoir, Knitting the Fog, showcases a powerful story of self- discovery. When Claudia wakes up to find her mother gone, she is left with her two older sisters to be taken care of by her great-aunt and grandmother in Los Angeles. Three years later, her mother returns to make a journey to El Norte. Feeling caught between two worlds, Claudia feels she doesn’t belong. The story portrays a difficult struggle for discovery and identity that relates to the topic of immigration today.       Suzette Haden Elgin Native TongueFeminist Press, 2019 Suzette Haden Elgin’s classic 1984 sci-fi... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

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