“The Search for Decolonial Love”


In an extensive twopart Boston Review interview, Paula M.L. Moya talks with Junot Díaz about race and gender in his writing, emotional decolonization, and Monstro, his novel in progress.

“There’s that old saying: the devil’s greatest trick is that he convinced people that he doesn’t exist. Well, white supremacy’s greatest trick is that it has convinced people that, if it exists at all, it exists always in other people, never in us.”

Lisa Dusenbery is the former managing editor of The Rumpus. More from this author →