SHORTLISTED FOR THE PEN/JEAN STEIN AND PEN/ROBERT W. BINGHAM AWARDSA NATIONAL BOOK FOUNDATION 5 UNDER 35 "Electric."--TIME"Enchanting."--Elle"Thrilling."--Glamour"Downright magical."--Boston Globe"Not only be read but felt. Like Danielle Evans and Lauren Groff, Moniz is unafraid to expose the darkened corners of the Sunshine State, and of female desire."--O, The Oprah MagazineA National Book Foundation "5 Under 35" Honoree and one of one of the most anticipated books of the year for Elle; Entertainment Weekly; BuzzFeed; O, The Oprah Magazine; Essence; and The Millions, among many others, Dantiel W. Moniz's Milk Blood Heat follows a cast of young girls, women, and men in Northern Florida who find themselves confronted by extraordinary moments of violent personal reckoning and the joys and pains of everyday life. This is an incendiary debut collection by an important new voice in literature."Stunning."--Tampa Bay Times "In Moniz's collection, the ordinary experience of being female is laced with a kind of enchantment... Entire stories seem bathed in a warm radiance."--New York Times "Outstanding."--Atlanta Journal Constitution"Prose that is both nuanced and so lush you can taste it."--Shondaland
Author: Dantiel W. Moniz Publisher: Grove Press Published: 02/08/2022 Pages: 208 Binding Type: Paperback Weight: 0.45lbs Size: 8.20h x 5.40w x 0.80d ISBN: 9780802159441
About the Author
DANTIEL W. MONIZ is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and the Alice Hoffman Prize for Fiction. Her debut collection, Milk Blood Heat, is an Indie Next Pick and her work has appeared in the Paris Review, Harper's Bazaar, American Short Fiction, Tin House, and elsewhere. Moniz is an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she teaches fiction.