In Wild Tongues Can’t Be Tamed: 15 Voices from the Latinx Diaspora, bestselling and award-winning authors as well as up-and-coming voices interrogate the different myths and stereotypes about the Latinx diaspora. These 15 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, this collection is an essential celebration of this rich and diverse community. Featuring the book’s editor, Saraciea J. Fennell, and contributors Naima Coster, Kahlil O. Haywood, Zakiya Jamal, Janel Martinez, Meg Medina, and Jasminne Mendez. Moderated by Angie Cruz, author of Dominicana: A Novel.
Grades 9 – 12