The author of I’m Not Hungry but I Could Eat leverages his intrusive thoughts from pet sitting for fiction.
“Having to insist on that center and refuse, over and over again, to compromise the work in service of a white gaze was one of the most brutal experiences of my career.” —Akwaeke Emezi, author of Dear Senthuran
“The words start to feel like they’re punching my skull from the inside.” —Brian Broome, author of Punch Me Up to the Gods
“There are so many journeys I’d like to take” —Kelli Russell Agodon, author of Dialogues with Rising Tides
“There’s never a lack of inspiration.” —Morgan Christie, author of These Bodies
“We need the industry to be more reflective of the audience.” —Adrian Tomine, author of The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist
“I find the notion of being ‘a writer’ ephemeral and fraught, while ‘someone who wrote today’ feels straightforward and manageable.” —Jordan Kisner, author of Thin Places