Deborah Willis
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 2 Articles
//Columns

Obsessing About Black Beauty Never Goes Out of Fashion
14 Jan 2010 // 4:00 PM

The year 2009 saw no shortage of jumping-off points for wrestling with how black folks regard their visages, how everyone else regards black visages, and how we all negotiate the distance between the two.

//Reviews

Take a Vacation From Despair With 'The Dark and Other Love Stories'
13 Feb 2017 // 3:30 AM

Deborah Willis enchants and transports with 11 stories of adolescent friendship, Canada, and birds.

In 'Vanishing' Willis Shows Her Gift for Creating the Miniature Worlds Short Stories Demand
6 Oct 2010 // 4:59 PM

Deborah Willis’ work invites comparisons to Alice Munro in her examination of humanity in the details, the places where dailiness intersects with seemingly small events that ultimately create landslides.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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