By Venita Blackburn
Venita Blackburn's characters hurl themselves towards the inevitable fates they could fairly want away. Their stories play with magic with no the flicker, obvious on the inner machinations of the human spirit. Fragile symbols for issues such as race, sexuality, and love are lifted, adorned, and uncovered to scrutiny and awe like such a lot of ruins of our mind's eye. via all of it Blackburn’s characters stumble along currents of language either considerate and hilarious.
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Black Jesus and Other Superheroes: Stories (Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Fiction) by Venita Blackburn