Posted on July 22, 2010 at 8:00am
I was reading Lori Tharps's blog post
today and it got me thinking: What if I don't call my fiction "African-American"? What if I don't label myself? Will others yet label me?
Like so many black authors who (of course) know readers of every color and ethnicity, I've struggled with the genre label for many reasons. For one thing, we're the only group who has this (little) section devoted to our work in some… Continue