New America: Contemporary Literature for a Changing Society

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New America: Contemporary Literature for a Changing Society

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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.

James Tolan received his PhD in English and creative writing from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He is the author of Filched (Dos Madres Press, 2017) and Mass of the Forgotten (Autumn House Press, 2013), and co-editor of New America: Contemporary Literature for a Changing Society (Autumn House Press, 2012). He was the recipient […]

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Holly Messitt is an Associate Professor of English at the City University of New York/Borough of Manhattan Community, where she is co-coordinator of the Writing Across the Curriculum program and chair of the Writing and Literature program. She holds a Ph.D. in English from Drew University.

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