Take the Mic

Editor: Bethany C. Morrow, Various Authors

Young Adult

Contemporary, In Verse, LGBTQ+, Anthology, Short Stories

2019

Take the Mic: Fictional Stories of Everyday Resistance
Editor: Bethany C. Morrow
Authors: Samira Ahmed, Jason Reynolds, Darcie Little Badger, Keah Brown, L.D. Lewis, Kait Feldmann, Yamile Saied Méndez, Ray Stoeve, Laura Silverman, Sofia Quintero, Connie Sun

A young adult anthology featuring fictional stories of everyday resistance.

You might be the kind of person who stands up to online trolls.
Or who marches to protest injustice.

Perhaps you are #DisabledAndCute and dancing around your living room, alive and proud.

Or perhaps you are the trans mentor that you wish you had when you were younger.

Maybe you call out false allies, or stand up to loved ones.

Maybe you speak your truth and drop the mic, or maybe you take it with you when you leave.

This anthology features fictional stories--in poems, prose, and art--that reflect a slice of the varied and limitless ways that readers like you resist every day. TAKE THE MIC's powerful collection of stories features work by literary luminaries and emerging talent alike.

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