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All about skin : short fiction by women of color

Jina Ortiz (Editor), Rochelle Spencer (Editor)
All About Skin features twenty-seven stories by women writers of color whose short fiction has earned them a range of honors ... The prose in this multicultural anthology addresses such themes as racial prejudice, media portrayal of beauty, and family relationships and spans genres from the comic and the surreal to startling realism. It demonstrates the power and range of some of the most exciting women writing short fiction today
Print Book, English, 2014
The University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, Wisconsin, 2014
Short story genre
xx, 296 pages ; 21 cm
9780299301941, 029930194X
Part 1. Coming-of-age. Aida / Patricia Engel
Fairness / Chinelo Okparanta
Pita delicious / ZZ Packer
Candidate / Amina Gautier
How to leave the midwest / Renee Simms
The perfect subject / Ramola D
A different story / Ivelisse Rodriguez
Part 2. Reinvention. American child / Manjula Menon
Arcadia / Hope Wabuke
Sirens / Joshunda Sanders
Just the way she does the things / Jennine Capo Crucet
The great pretenders / Ashley Young
A penny, a pound / Princess Joy L. Perry
Part 3. Borderlands. The accidents of a Veronica / Toni Margarita Plummer
The rapture / Emily Raboteau
The lost ones / Aracelis Gonzalez Asendorf
Noelia and Amparo / Glendaliz Camacho
A strange people / Mecca Jamilah Sullivan
Lillian is an ordinary child / Metta Sama
Entropy 20:12 / Learkana Chong
Beautiful things / Jacqueline Bishop
Lady Chatterley's mansion / Unoma Azuah
All about skin / Xu Xi