The Whiteness of Literary Events


It’s daunting knowing that you will be the only one of your kind at some of these events. When you’ve been made to feel your otherness so concretely in the past, it’s hard not to notice it. I can’t help but feel out of place, even if it’s only for a moment.

One person’s experience with being a PoC attending literary events.

Mary Allen is a writer working, crafting, and making bad puns in the San Francisco Bay Area. More from this author →