Literary Nonfiction. Asian & Asian American Studies. In THE BETWEENS, Arrieu-King builds an experimental memoir from prose blocks: ones about microaggressions, scientific facts, as well as metaphors from art, history, and textile arts. In this book of lyric prose, those caught between two cultures can see their negotiation of the two accrete into something beyond a binary narrative. It also asks how one’s point of view opens the world or limits us, and what to do with the suffering that we ultimately experience and cause.
Cynthia Arrieu-King is the author of 6 books of poems including CONTINUITY (Octopus Books, 2021), FUTRUELESS LANGUAGES (Rasiator Press, 2018), MANIFEST (Switchback Books, 2013), and PEOPLE ARE TINY IN PAINTINGS OF CHINA (Octopus Books, 2010).Author City: PHILADELPHIA, PA USA