New PDF release: Blue Talk and Love

By Mecca Jamilah Sullivan

ISBN-10: 1626011621

ISBN-13: 9781626011625

Blue speak and Love’s "voice, regardless of fabric that turns out frankly
contemporary, is satirically lyrical, approximately Faulknerian."

--Rick Moody, pass judgement on for the yankee brief Fiction brief tale Contest

Blue speak and Love tells the tales of women and girls of colour navigating the moods and mazes of city lifestyle. Set in a variety of enclaves of latest York urban — together with the middle-class Hamilton Heights component to Harlem, the black queer social international of the West Village, the Spanish-speaking borderland among Harlem and Washington Heights, and historical Tin Pan Alley — the gathering makes use of magic realism, ancient fiction, satire and extra to focus on younger black women's internal lives.
The storylines diversity extensively: a big-bodied teenage lady from Harlem discovers her sexuality in the middle of racial tensions at her top East aspect institution; 4 younger women from Newark, New Jersey, are charged with assaulting the guy who threatens to rape them; a couple of conjoined black woman twins born into slavery, make their reputation as level performers within the tremendous urban. In every one tale, the characters push prior what's anticipated of them, studying to rejoice their voices and their lives.
"Sullivan’s prose shocks, intrigues, and transports us via fourteen crafty and designated tales. And so do her wealthy and inimitable characters, so much of them younger black girls suffering in an international they didn't make yet one they have to confront, tear down, and remake. Black ladies topic and Sullivan indicates us simply how much."

-- Cheryl Clarke, writer of Narratives: Poems within the culture of Black girls

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