Take the Mic: Fictional Stories of Everyday Resistance

November 30, 2020
Take the Mic: Fictional Stories of Everyday Resistance

You might be the kind of person who stands up to onlinetrolls.Or who marches to protest injustice.Perhaps you are #DisabledAndCute and dancing around your livingroom, alive and proud.Or perhaps you are the trans mentor that you wish you had whenyou 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 takeit with you when you leave.This anthology features fictional stories—in poems, prose, andart—that reflect a slice of the varied and limitless ways thatreaders like you resist every day. Take the Mic's powerfulcollection of stories features work by literary luminaries andemerging talent alike, including Newbery-winner Jason Reynolds,New York Times bestseller Samira Ahmed, anthologist andcontributor Bethany C. Morrow, Darcie Little Badger, Keah Brown,Laura Silverman, L.D. Lewis, Sofia Quintero, Ray Stoeve, YamileMendez, and Connie Sun, with cover and interior art by RichiePope.