Composed of letters, essays, poems, reflections and screeds, this portrait of an unprecedented time brings together some of the most celebrated writers today—Edwidge Danticat, Layli Long Soldier, Monica Youn, Julia Alvarez, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor—to give voice to the unthinkable grief and hopeful possibilities born in this era of revolution and change.
... a remarkable outpouring from writers and artists ... 40 moving letters, essays and poems ... This powerful, riveting collection gives us the community we have longed for during the past year, the connection we have missed. It tells us the truth; it tells us what it is like.
Forty BIPOC writers and members of other marginalized groups present galvanizing poems and essays, most of which first appeared in Literary Hub ... A potent and momentous in-the-moment response to an urgent and indelible time.