Radical Empathy

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Empathy is a radical act, particularly when you use it to connect with people who are very different from you. Loving others is wonderful, but caring for others is profound.

Sunil Yapa, author of Your Heart Is a Muscle the Size of a Fist, is interviewed by Bethanne Patrick at Lit Hub about his book debut, the process going into it, the stories behind it, and the place of truth in fiction. Want more from Sunil? Check out our own recent interview with the author here!


Kyle Williams is a student at Brooklyn College, studying creative writing and literature. You can find more from him on Tumblr at kaywhyelleee.tumblr.com, but don't feel like you have to. More from this author →