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African American Women Writers

Alexia Arthurs is the author of the short story collection, How to Love a Jamaican. A graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, Arthurs has been published in GrantaThe Sewanee ReviewVirginia Quarterly ReviewVice, and The Paris Review, which awarded her the Plimpton Prize in 2017. She was born and raised in Jamaica and moved with her family to Brooklyn when she was twelve.*

Genre: Literary fiction; Short stories

More about Alexia Arthurs at ProQuest One Literature


*“Alexia Arthurs.” Iowa Writers' Workshop, Accessed 8 February 2022.

By Alexia Arthurs