New America: Contemporary Literature for a Changing Society
edited by Holly Messitt and James Tolan


ISBN: 978-1-932870-76-3

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New America showcases 61 writers, emerging and established, who explore American life in a time of cultural change. This collection reflects a diverse, aspiring generation of writers, readers, and teachers. Including fiction by ZZ Packer, Carlos Hernandez, Junot Diaz, Wang Ping, and Percival Everett; poetry by Li-Young Lee, Chana Bloch, Lucille Clifton, Toi Derricotte, Linh Dinh, Martin Espada, Etheridge Knight, Dorianne Laux, Ada Limon, Terrance Hayes, Miguel Pinero, Evie Shockley, Gary Soto, Brian Turner, and Rita Dove; drama by Chad Beckim, Karen Hartman, and Elizabeth Primamore.