'Into the Interior' by Michelle Cliff

Michelle Cliff’s first novel since the critically acclaimed Free Enterprise in 1993 begins: I was born in the middle of the twentieth century and was raised in the age of Victoria, at least partly, for my family, older than the hills, older than the D’Urbervilles, cleaved to the past they had received, and the landscape,… read more

Michelle Cliff: The Historical Re-Visionary

For three decades, professor, activist, and author Michelle Cliff has explored the complexities of modern life in her prose and prose poetry. Her first book, Claiming an Identity They Taught Me to Despise, was published by feminist publisher Persephone Press in 1980. Since then she’s published six novels including Abeng and No Telephone to Heaven…. read more