On being a writer of colorPosted: July 2, 2013
Journalist and writer Zahir Janmohamed pens a brilliant piece in Guernica about being a writer of color:
I wanted to tell them that if being a writer is to endure loneliness then being a writer of color in America is to suffer banishment: the only boat off this island often being if I write a certain kind of story in a certain kind of way for a certain kind of audience, which is to say—and we do not say these words enough—for a white audience.
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