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Brown Neon

by Rebecca Hussey

The essays of Raquel Gutiérrez’s "Brown Neon" mix personal writing with cultural history and criticism to explore race, gender, migration, and art in the southwestern US during the 45th presidency. “On Making Butch Family: An... Read More

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Solo Dance

by Rebecca Hussey

In Li Kotomi’s empathetic novel "Solo Dance", a young woman struggles to find her place in a world that is hostile to her sexual identity. Norie’s early years in Taiwan were difficult. Known then as Yingmei, she felt early on that... Read More

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Colorful

by Rebecca Hussey

Eto Mori’s novel "Colorful" is a warm and compassionate tale about personal growth and second chances. Prapura is an angel who informs the narrator, who has just died, that he has won a lottery. His prize is a “do-over”: he gets to... Read More

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Among the Hedges

by Rebecca Hussey

In Sara Mesa’s warm, nuanced novel "Among the Hedges", a friendship blossoms, defying cultural expectations. Every day, a thirteen-year-old girl skips school, heads to the park, and spends time writing in her notebook, hidden by hedges... Read More

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White Space

by Rebecca Hussey

Structured around a life-changing trip to Guatemala, Jennifer De Leon’s "White Space" is a lively collection of personal essays about becoming a writer and growing up the child of immigrants. When she was a teenager, De Leon’s father... Read More

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