POC Writer Without Much Knowledge?
Worries about appropriation vs. representation
|Ask an Author||Oct 15, 2019||2|
A reader asks:
I'm a POC who was raised without much knowledge of their heritage. I like to write characters with my heritage, but sometimes I end up feeling like what I'm doing is more appropriation than representation. How do I know if I'm crossing a line and moving from true enthusiasm of my own heritage into caricaturing a culture I don't actua…