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The editors and contributors to Who Will Speak for America? are passionate and justifiably angry voices providing a literary response to today’s political crisis.  Inspired by and drawing from the work of writers who participated in nationwide Writers Resist events in January 2017, this volume provides a collection of poems, stories, essays, and cartoons that wrestle with ...more
Paperback, 238 pages
Published June 26th 2018 by Temple University Press
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Megan
Jul 23, 2018 rated it liked it
Very much worth reading for a couple of especial gems, including Melissa Febos's essay about teaching literature and writing in the aftermath of T****'s election.
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Jul 30, 2018 rated it really liked it
Who Will Speak for America? is an anthology of poems, short stories, essays, and cartoons edited by Stephanie Feldman and Nathaniel Popkin and focused on the definition of America and the American identity in the Trump administration. It is a collection of approximately fifty contributions from just as many different all-star contributors.

This anthology is a way of protest the (early days of the) Trump Administration. Each contribution, whether written or drawn explores what it is to be American
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Della Uekert
Jan 31, 2019 rated it really liked it
This was an interesting collection of writings. I enjoyed If You Can Keep It by Veronica Scott Esposito the most. As we move forward into the 2020 election, and the future of politics in the United States, it is important to realize that we must be more than anti-trump. A refutation of Trump is not a solution to the political ails of our democracy. We must dig deeper and deal more systemically with what it means to be American and what we demand out of our political system.
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