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Gay Mag

Terese Mailhot

Apr 7, 2020

15 min read

How to Write the Story of Your Life

Some advice from outside the white male literary canon

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II did not read the white literary canon. My mother dragged me out of the classroom the day we were supposed to read Huckleberry Finn. She said I didn’t need to read that word two-hundred times to know it was wrong…