Nonwhite and woman : 131 micro essays on being in the world

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Nonwhite and Woman celebrates how women of color live and thrive in the world, and how they make their lives their own. The anthology's title is from Lucille Clifton's luminous poem, "won't you celebrate with me," which serves as the anthology's epigraph.
Foreword / by Dr. Claudia Femenías
Name / Loralee Abercrombie
Driving soundtrack / Karina L. Agbisit
The first warm day of the year / María Alejandra Barrios
This is not a rehearsal / Hala Alyan
Exceptional / Anastacia-Reneé
Weightless / Anastacia-Reneé
How to erase an Arab / Julie Hakim Azzam
White-haired nana / Maroula Blades
Consignment / Kimberly Blaeser
Living brave / Kimberly Blaeser
On being made whole / 'Iolani Brosio
Unearthing joy / Vivian Mary Carroll
Mother tongue / Samantha Chagollan
Alien / Victoria Cho
Audition / Victoria Cho
The color of my skin / Fela Cortés
Sugar coated (1979) / Carla Crujido
Are you sure that isn't your drinking name? / Margarita Cruz
A dagli for the friend who emailed 10K words, in ascending (dis)order, a one-way yelling match of why Trump is God's savior for "We the sheeple" and why I must agree / Ella Decastro Baron
A good hike / Camille Dungy
More than a ghost / Tina Ehsanipour
Pomegranates / Tina Ehsanipour
Epistle from a poppy to a cactus / Dara Yen Elerath
How to mount a butterfly / Dara Yen Elerath
Steam iron / Dara Yen Elerath
Self-portrait with no flag / Safia Elhillo
In answer to your questions as you pass our family on the street / Theresa Falk
To my daughter reading Tolkien / Theresa Falk
Eggs / Alison Feuerwerker
In my skin : an autobiography / Fatimah Finney
Cindian / Cmarie Fuhrman
Cindyjawea / Cmarie Fuhrman
Dress up like an Indian / Cmarie Fuhrman
A tale I have never lived / Helena Garcia
Pull / Isabel Garcia-Gonzales
Persian vs. Iranian / Gabrielle Ghaderi
Part of the problem / Victoria K. Gonzales
The cartography of my face / Michelle Guerrero Henry
Hair/bhaal / Samina Hadi-Tabassum
Passing in the Middle Kingdom / Stephanie Han
Elegy / Ida Soon-Ok Hart
Kkamdoongie in Korea, kolored in Kentucky, a chink in America / Ida Soon-Ok-Hart
Reader, I hadn't named it, yet / Sadia Hassan
Greetings from the Land of Smiles / Lisa Lee Herrick
Beige mask #1 / Chelsea Tayrien Hicks
Beige mask #2 / Chelsea Tayrien Hicks
China doll / Christine C. Hsu
Lunch / Kaitlyn Hsu
Érase una nariz superlativa / Rogelia Lily Ibarra
Real mom / Mee Ok Icaro
Hyper/in/visible / Amal Iman
R/evolution / Amal Iman
Women in the fracklands / Toni Jensen
Collector's item / Alyssa Jocson Porter
Combative / Alyssa Jocson Porter
Black everything / Tayari Jones
Dear white evangelicals / Keena Jun
Brown baby / Kristiana Kahakauwila
Stranger danger / Kristiana Kahakauwila
Voyager dust / Mohja Kahf
The first time it happened / Blaise Allysen Kearsley
What do we call it? / Lena Khalaf Tuffaha
Hues of Mama / Sabina Khan-Ibarra
Whose skin is my skin? / Saheli Khastagir
Touch : a transcription / Amanda Mei Kim
Broad margins / Eugenia Kim
Jjimjilbang, bathhouse / Iris (Yi Youn) Kim
The path / Kalehua Kim
The quirky sidekick of color askes her book club to pick a book / Kalehua Kim
When I am homesick / Kalehua Kim
Or are you normal / Lydia Kim
Currents / Yi Shun Lai
We are bridges / Cassandra Lane
Girl as map / Devi S. Laskar
I words / Devi S. Laskar
BUR to SJC : on being an only child and caregiving road warrior at 52 / Sherilyn Lee
Heat / Lavonne Leong
Amah / Selina Li Bi
Postcard from Manila / Selina Li Bi
Call and response / Joanna Mailani Lima
4(1)st birthday noodles / Joanna Mailani Lima
Behind the mask / Grace Hwang Lynch
My home / Aretha Matt
Peril + power / DW McKinney
(Un)taming the beast / Sarah E. McQuate
Mean well / Claire Meuschke
Brown / Donna Miscolta
Running wild while Asian / Sandy Namgung
Haz 'á ̜/ Shaina A. Nez
To my daughter's future bullies / Shaina A. Nez
A language lost / Joan Obra
Manifesto for the dreamland / Preeti Parikh
Daddy's girl / Deesha Philyaw
The exam / Deesha Philyaw
Tell us you're a Black guy who only dates white girls without telling us you only date white girls / Deesha Philyaw
The question / London Pinkney
Redbone / London Pinkney
Misnomer / Saarika Rao
A seat at the table / Saarika Rao
Track: "You're the one," by Fanny (1971) / Barbara Jane Reyes
Balancing act / Roshni Riar
By blood / Roshni Riar
Autobiography as a Panamanian botanical index / Karen Rigby
Lunar Geography / Karen Rigby
Origin / Karen Rigby
Imperfect mother / Rahna Reiko Rizzuto
Just like / Adrienne Robillard
Ramadan / Daleelah Saleh
Border between / Shei Sanchez
Not safe for work / Misty-Lynn Sanico
Korean culture camp / Misty Shock Rule
Mother / SJ Sindu
Mocha / Gabriella Smith
Along the way / Jen Soriano
Driving to work, I think, what if I were a white man? / Liza Sparks
Only pinks, please / Anupama Spencer
Back to the roots / Elizabeth Su
Meet the minority / Victoria Sun
Cafeteria tree / Yong Takahashi
Special education / Yong Takahashi
Searching / Grace Talusan
Watch out, there might be spies in the room / Jeanne Tanaka
These hands / Imani Tolliver
Auntie's house / Frances Kai-Hwa Wang
Hapa / Keàlohi Wang
Mischling / Durthy A. Washington
Instilled confidence / Zinaria Williams
Giv us our crowns / Jane Wong
MAD / Jane Wong
Note from the cover artist
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Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "In 131 pieces, ranging in length from a sentence to a page and all being under 300 words, BIPOC women share beautiful, affecting, sad, and uplifting snippets of moving through a world that doesn't always accept or understand them. The micro essays and poems capture intimate family moments that encapsulate distinct cultural touchstones (one woman, adopted and raised by white parents, writes about making Filipino pancit with a newly met biological mother), relate experiences of microaggressions and othering, and underscore the necessity for radical self-love and taking up space without apology. "I want to be seen. Because I can't shatter walls if I'm invisible," writes Tina Ehsanipour. Readers are likely to recognize some names--Tayari Jones, Eugenia Kim, Hala Alyan, Deesha Philyaw--and to find authors new to them as well. Contributors' short biographies give brief background sketches and previously published pieces. While the editors loosely group the essays and poems here, one could easily pick up this inspiring and thought-provoking collection and start anywhere."
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Feminism and racism.
Minority women -- Social conditions.
Women, Black -- Social conditions.
African American women -- Social conditions.
Asian American women -- Social conditions.
Women, Arab -- Social conditions.
Publisher Norwalk, CT :Woodhall Press,2022
Edition First edition
Other Titles 131 micro essays on being in the world
Contributors Gee, Darien, editor.
Crujido, Carla, editor.
Femenías, Claudia, writer of introduction.
Language English
Notes Essays.
Description xiii, 264 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-256).
ISBN 9781949116694
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