The Fight and The Fiddle

Writing Prompt: Crafting Heaven

Vol. 1, Iss. 2 | Danez Smith | Fall 2017

The first section of Danez Smith’s Don’t Call Us Dead imagines at length a heaven for Black boys “who never got to grow up,” “who shot another boy to here,” whose names were replaced here on earth “with a hashtag.”  Who would you write a heaven? What would it look like and how would it work?


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