Celeste Rita Baker is a middle-aged Black Caribbean woman from the U.S. Virgin Islands ensconced in Harlem, New York. Her book of short stories, Back, Belly and Side, was published by Aqueduct Press in 2015. She can be found at celesteritabaker.com and on Twitter as @tenwest522.
There are plenty of reasons to love epistolary storytelling. Personally, I love the way various epistolary formats can shape a story in interesting and innovative ways, and I also love how the choice of format can hone the voice of a story.
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