Rights Available! Interracial Love Explored in Short Stories

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They Come in All Colors (Atria) by Malcolm Hansen
Agency: New Leaf

In the wake of Moonlight comes another coming-of-age tale about black masculinity, out in spring 2018. A biracial 13-year-old boy uprooted from his small Georgia hometown to a New York prep school in 1969 faces the effects of racism and his own anger, which threaten his future.

Whatever Happened to Interracial Love? (Ecco) by Kathleen Collins
Agency: UTA

This posthumous collection from the overlooked African-American filmmaker (Losing Ground), who died in 1988, is popping up on year-end “best of” lists. The short stories, mainly set during the civil rights era, deal with love and sexuality across the color line.

This story first appeared in the Jan. 6 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.