representation, writing post

Your Experience is Not Universal: and that’s okay

There's been a constant discussion on twitter about writing and who gets to write what. As for contemporary, there's always been that unspoken rule about #ownvoices -- someone writing from their own experience will have better knowledge of the subject, and thus will know what they are talking about, and it'll be written with better… Continue reading Your Experience is Not Universal: and that’s okay

writing post

Writing outside your background

Coming from a multicultural background myself, I decided to write about this topic (and about writing outside your group). I'm essentially Latina, but in Brazil, for example, we rarely use this termination. We are all brazilians, but our culture has a pride on saying where your ancestors come from or who they were. Brazil is… Continue reading Writing outside your background