Who Gets to Write What?

Kaitlyn Greenidge, writing for the New York Times:

Imagine the better, stronger fiction that could be produced if writers took this challenge to stretch and grow one’s imagination, to afford the same depth of humanity and interest and nuance to characters who look like them as characters who don’t, to take those stories seriously and actually think about power when writing — how much further fiction could go as an art.

Listen to the Kids

The finish line, sort of