In ‘Gilt,’ Raena Shirali Asks: “What Does America Demand of My Brown Body?”

Gilt is an altar wrought in gold and black: to conflict; to tradition and its alienation; to the American South and the way it erodes the female body; to expectations and the dark ecstasy of falling short. … More In ‘Gilt,’ Raena Shirali Asks: “What Does America Demand of My Brown Body?”