Tag: Lauren K. Alleyne
Salvaged CrossingsNovember 2014
Unearthing the stories of “coolie women”—early-twentieth-century indentured laborers shipped from India to work on sugar plantations across the colonial world.
Portraits Of BlacknessDecember 2013
The general editor of the first major collection of black quotations on art and expression throughout African-American history.
Does Truth Have a Tone?June 2013
Jamaica Kincaid on writing as transformation, “anger” versus truth, and those who think writers of color are “only entitled to write about the hardship of racism.”
Lauren K. Alleyne: The Way The Body GoesDecember 2012
Flash Fiction: Sweet body, forgive me. I bore you so many petty hatreds—Ugly, I said. Dirty and weak. And yet, here is death, making such brief beauty of you.