Writing toward Home

November 22, 2013 | 1 book mentioned

“The home I grew up in will never exist again, and this is why I write so much about home, perhaps. Because I lost mine,” Jesmyn Ward told Roxane Gay in an interview for The Toast. They discussed Ward’s new memoir, Men We Reaped, her writing process, and how she deals with being labeled a “black woman writer.”

is an associate editor for The Millions and an editor in Atlanta. She tweets at @temalone.

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