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Milk Blood Heat

Milk Blood Heat

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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.

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