Perpetual Child: Adult Adoptee Anthology: Dismantling The Stereotype (The AN-YA Project)

Perpetual Child: Adult Adoptee Anthology: Dismantling The Stereotype (The AN-YA Project)

Perpetual Child: Adult Adoptee Anthology: Dismantling the Stereotype (The AN-YA Project)

"The Perpetual Child: Adult Adoptee Anthology, Dismantling the Stereotype features a collection of stories, poetry, and essays aimed at confronting the "perpetual child stereotype" faced by adult adoptees. The pieces contained within this anthology will implore readers to look deeply into their own ideas about what it means to be adopted and to empathize with the experience of being viewed as a child into adulthood." 

Amanda H.L. Transue-Woolston
CONTRIBUTING WRITERS: Laura Dennis, Mei-Mei Akwai  Ellerman, Lynn Grubb, Lee Herrick,  Jennifer Bao Yu "Precious Jade" Jue-Steuck,  Karen Pickell, Matthew Salesses,  Lucy Chau Lai-Tuen Sheen,  Nicky Sa-eun Schildkraut, Julie Stromberg, April Topfer, Amanda H.L. Transue-Woolston, Angela Tucker, Catana Tully
EXCERPTS FROM PERPETUAL CHILD: ADULT ADOPTEE ANTHOLOGY:


Adopted people can--and will--dismantle this stereotype and leave it in the dust. Yet we should not have to do it alone.  -Amanda H.L. Transue Woolston


Later, it's clear what's
occurred: a natural disaster. -Nicky Sa-eun Schildkraut


We can call it a "loving choice" or "a desperate decision". To my tiny baby-self--it was rejection in its purest form. - Lynn Grubb


It's important that you know that I'm not mad at you. I put that in...

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