Donald Edem Quist is a writer and editor living in Bangkok, Thailand. He is author of the short story collection Let Me Make You a Sandwich. His work has appeared in North American Review, The Rumpus, Hunger Mountain, J Journal, Queen Mob’s Teahouse, Cleaver Magazine, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Knee-Jerk Magazine, The Adroit Journal, Pithead Chapel, Numéro Cinq, Slag Glass City, Publishers Weekly, and other print and online publications. He earned his MFA in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts.
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by Donald Quist
Published: December 21, 2016
Harbors charts the making of an American identity. Quist explores feelings of oppression and alienation as he wrestles with violence in a Washington, D.C. suburb, racial tensions in rural South Carolina, and the anonymity of crowded Bangkok streets. These narratives are rich with Quist’s experiences growing up as a POC caught between parents, socioeconomic classes, and the countries he calls home.
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