The AAWW staff, interns, and fellows select their favorite books, music, film, and art from 2018.
Opening an action-based writing prompt to explore and subvert the languages of exchange and value ** Submit by January 20, 2019 **
I often ask myself what I am learning or bearing witness to by being here. What is in front of me and why. I frequently have no answers to my questions.
In 2017, we stop a deportation flight to Cambodia with thirty fathers, brothers, and sons on board. A few months later, many of them are deported anyway.
From the border cities of Juárez and El Paso to America’s courtrooms, Sasha Pimentel’s For Want of Water is not a collection to chart a way home. It’s a way to claim one.