“The words start to feel like they’re punching my skull from the inside.” —Brian Broome, author of Punch Me Up to the Gods
“Writing is revision. Period. That’s not glamorous, but it is rewarding.” —Robert Jones Jr., author of The Prophets
“There are so many ways.” —Destiny O. Birdsong, author of Negotiations
“Write with yourself and your own healing in mind, before you think of anyone else.” —Cicely Belle Blain, author of Burning Sugar
“I write sporadically and edit often.” —francine j. harris, author of Here Is the Sweet Hand
The author of Horsepower examines and resists the racism and subconscious anxieties that infect the U.S. literary imagination.