Star-studded RADICAL HOPE anthology to Knopf (US) & Virago (UK)

Publishers Marketplace | December 8, 2016

Carolina De Robertis, ed.‘s RADICAL HOPE: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times, a collection of epistolary essays by a range of award-winning contemporary writers, pitched as love letters in the tradition of Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time and Coates’s Between the World and Me: Letters to ancestors; to our own communities; to a targeted community; to people of color; to immigrants; to activists; to a child; to the future; Letters into which we can pour not only our grief or fear or pain, but also the hope and love that will keep us all alive, sustaining us through the coming times, keeping us burning brightly, or at least getting out of bed each morning to keep doing what we can to nurture a better world to come, including the writing of Elmaz Abinader, Faith Adiele, asha bandele, Jeff Chang, Aya de León, Carolina De Robertis, Junot Díaz, Boris Fishman, Paraz Foroutan, Karen Joy Fowler, Cristina García, Francisco Goldman, the founders of Black Lives Matter (Patrisse Cullers, Alicia Garza, and Opal Tometi), Jewelle Gomez, Reyna Grande, Mohja Kahf, Hari Kunzru, Yiyun Li, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Achy Obejas, Peter Orner, Meredith Russo, Jane Smiley, and Luis Alberto Urrea, to Carole Baron at Knopf, in an exclusive submission, by Victoria Sanders at Victoria Sanders & Associates.

Carolina De Robertis, ed.‘s RADICAL HOPE: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times, a collection of epistolary essays by a range of contemporary writers, pitched as love letters in the tradition of Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time and Coates’s Between the World and Me; letters into which we can pour not only our grief or fear or pain, but also the hope and love that will keep us all alive, sustaining us through the coming times, keeping us burning brightly, or at least getting out of bed each morning to keep doing what we can to nurture a better world to come, including the writing of Elmaz Abinader, Faith Adiele, asha bandele, Jeff Chang, Aya de León, Carolina De Robertis, Junot Díaz, Boris Fishman, Paraz Foroutan, Karen Joy Fowler, Cristina García, Francisco Goldman, the founders of Black Lives Matter (Patrisse Cullers, Alicia Garza, and Opal Tometi), Jewelle Gomez, Reyna Grande, Mohja Kahf, Hari Kunzru, Yiyun Li, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Achy Obejas, Peter Orner, Meredith Russo, Jane Smiley, and Luis Alberto Urrea, to Sarah Savitt at Virago, at auction, for publication in early 2017, by Chris Kepner on behalf of Victoria Sanders at Victoria Sanders & Associates.


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