Thompson-Spires’s satire, oriented around questions of blackness, joins a particular tradition of African-American sardonic absurdism.
Gabrielle Bellot is a staff writer for Literary Hub. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, the Atlantic, Tin House, The New York Times, Electric Literature, New York Magazine’s The Cut, Vice, Guernica, Slate, HuffPost, and many other places. She is the recipient of a Poynter Fellowship from Yale and holds both an MFA and a PhD in Creative Writing from Florida State University. She lives in Brooklyn.
Gabrielle Bellot interviews Jennifer Tseng about her new collection of flash fiction, “The Passion of Woo & Isolde.”
Gabrielle Bellot reviews Danzy Senna's new novel, "New People."