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Motherland and other stories

Motherland and Other Stories is a collection of short stories from an exciting new voice that explores the experiences of Afro-Caribbean immigrants in America and England. Thematically connected the stories focus on the unstable notion of “home,” double consciousness, shared cultural memory, and trauma.

Wandeka Gayle
Fiction, Short Stories, Ebook and print
Jamaica, Haiti, United Kingdom, United States of America
Date published
2 Jul 2020

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Wandeka Gayle

Wandeka Gayle is a Jamaican writer, visual artist, and Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Spelman College. She has been awarded writing fellowships from Kimbilio Fiction, Callaloo, the Hurston/Wright Foundation, and the Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing. Gayle has a PhD in English/Creative Writing from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in The Rumpus, Transition, Interviewing the Caribbean and other journals.

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