Wild Tongues Can’t Be Tamed: 15 Voices from the Latinx Diaspora
Written by Saraciea J. Fennell
Published by Flatiron Books
In Wild Tongues Can’t Be Tamed, bestselling and award-winning authors as well as up-and-coming voices interrogate the different myths and stereotypes about the Latinx diaspora. These fifteen original pieces delve into everything from ghost stories and superheroes, to memories in the kitchen and travels around the world, to addiction and grief, to identity and anti-Blackness, to finding love and speaking your truth. Full of both sorrow and joy, Wild Tongues Can’t Be Tamed is an essential celebration of this rich and diverse community.
The bestselling and award-winning contributors include Elizabeth Acevedo, Cristina Arreola, Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Naima Coster, Natasha Diaz, Saraciea J. Fennell, Kahlil Haywood, Zakiya Jamal, Janel Martinez, Jasminne Mendez, Meg Medina, Mark Oshiro, Julian Randall, Lilliam Rivera, and Ibi Zoboi.
Primary ISBN: 9781250763426
Available As: Hardcover, eBook
Nonfiction, Age 12 or older
Community Represented: Various (Hispanic/Latinx)
Themes: Anthology, Own Voices/Lived Experience
Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: Various
Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience
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