Best of the Rust Belt (Paperback)

Best of the Rust Belt By Anne Trubek, Anna Clark (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Anne Trubek, Anna Clark (Introduction by)
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The best personal essays from a contested region, from Belt Publishing's ten years as a press.

Everyone has an opinion on the Rust Belt--whether it's the "real America" or a place that no longer exists called by a name that has long outlived its usefulness, as our own president has said. But undeniably, there's something that connects the post-industrial cities. Maybe the question isn't what defines that connection, but who.

Over the past ten years, Belt Publishing has been putting out books that prioritize the voices of the many people who live here. We've collected our favorite writing from across our collections, from Pittsburgh to Detroit, Chicago to St. Louis, Milwaukee to Cleveland, and more. Here, writers document growing up in segregated St. Louis and elucidate the coded Islamophobia of southern Michigan. Writers include Megan Stielstra, 2022 Missouri Author of the Year Vivian Gibson, Aaron Foley, Kathleen Rooney, Sarah Kendzior, and more.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781953368706
ISBN-10: 1953368700
Publisher: Belt Publishing
Publication Date: July 2nd, 2024
Pages: 208
Language: English