Nonwhite and Woman: 153 Micro Essays on Being in the World
Edited by Darien Hsu Gee and Carla Crujido
Forthcoming September 2022. Trade print and e-book, bookstore and e-tailer distribution through Independent Publishers Group (IPG).
About the Anthology
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. Read the full poem here. The poem's inclusion in the anthology is granted from Copper Canyon Press.
About the Editors
Darien is a bestselling novelist with Penguin Random House and a recent Poetry Society Chapbook Fellow. Her novels have been published in 11 countries and her craft book, Writing the Hawaiʻi Memoir, won the Hawaiʻi Book Publishers’ Ka Palapala Poʻokela award. Darien has received a Sustainable Arts Foundation grant as well as a Vermont Studio Center fellowship. A Pushcart Prize nominee, Darien's poetry and essays have been anthologized and appeared in Tupelo Quarterly, CALYX Journal, New Delta Review, and Poetry Northwest, among others. She is a former board member of ZYZZYVA. Darien lives with her family on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi and is second-generation Chinese American.
Learn more at dariengee.com. Find her at @dariengee / @darienhsugee.
Carla is a hapa writer of Filipino, Norwegian, Mexican, and German descent. She is a graduate of the MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts. A short story writer and essayist, Carla is originally from San Francisco, but now calls Phoenix home.
Find her at @carlacrujido.