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Four Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Try Writing “the Other”

Fiction is all about stepping into someone else’s shoes. Here’s how to do so responsibly.

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In my role as an editor at a literary magazine, I review up to 600 stories per reading period, three times a year, with the help of two associate fiction editors. We get a fair number of white writers who…

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Yi Shun Lai

Yi Shun Lai

Diversity&Inclusion educator. Author, Pin Ups (9/20). Columnist, The Writer mag. theGooddirt.org; @gooddirt. Psst: Say “yeeshun.” You can do it!