Mixed: An Anthology of Short Fiction on the Multiracial Experience (Paperback)

An Anthology of Short Fiction on the Multiracial Experience

By Chandra Prasad (Editor), Rebecca Walker (Introduction by)

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393327861, 326pp.

Publication Date: August 17, 2006

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Description

Though multiracialism has recently become a popular aspect of many memoirs and novels, Mixed is the first of its kind: a fiction anthology with racial overlap as its compass. With original pieces by both established and emerging writers, Mixed explores the complexities of identity that come with being a multiracial person. Every story, crafted by authors who are themselves mixed-race, broaches multiracialism through character or theme. With contributors such as Cristina Garcia, Danzy Senna, Ruth Ozeki, Mat Johnson, Wayde Compton, Diana Abu-Jaber, Emily Raboteau, Mary Yukari Waters, and Peter Ho Davies, and an illuminating introduction by Rebecca Walker, Mixed gives narrative voice to the multiple identities of the rising generation.
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