A full review of We Are Meant to Rise was published last week in the Star Tribune, written by Lorraine Berry. Read the article here. The review praises the anthology’s timeliness, and describes the context of its creation: in large part, the COVID-19 pandemic. Berry describes a few of the pieces that stood out to...
Star Tribune and Publishers Weekly praise “We Are Meant to Rise”
In advance of the its November 2021 release, We Are Meant to Rise has been noticed by the literary community. The anthology, edited by Carolyn Holbrook and David Mura and published by the University of Minnesota Press, features 34 essays by Twin Cities-based BIPOC writers, most of whom have participated in More Than a Single Story....
More Than A Single Story on The Wrap
Twin Cities PBS Carolyn Holbrook and Tess Montgomery got a chance to sit down with Almanac’s David Gillette and discuss the mission and foundation of More Than A Single Story.
Telling Stories Through Food
By Nicholas Williams Food is a powerful vehicle for storytelling. This is true both for individuals and at the collective level. Food is who we are, where we come from, how we live, what we believe, and who we will become. Our biographies are condensed into dishes and bites, like memories garnishing our stories. Through...
We’re not speaking from one voice – Minn Post
We’re not speaking from one voice’: Discussion series on black women writers opens in Minneapolis A panel discussion Sunday afternoon featuring seven African-American women writers who explored identity, publishing and social issues brought together more than 150 people at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis.
Loft to host panel discussions on black women writers
Black women writers talk about what infuses their writing – and what makes them distinctive.