Situated in the free state of Ohio, Tawawa House offers respite from the summer heat. A beautiful, inviting house surrounded by a dozen private cottages, the resort is favored by wealthy Southern white men who vacation there, accompanied by their enslaved mistresses.
Dolen gives an overview of the book:
Dolen Perkins-Valdez's fiction and essays have appeared or will appear in Robert Olen Butler Prize Stories 2009, The Kenyon Review, PMS: PoemMemoirStory, North Carolina Literary Review, SLI: Studies in Literary Imagination, and Richard Wright Newsletter. She is a former...