Daisy Hernández
A Cup of Water Under My Bed | a Memoir

Praise for A Cup of Water Under My Bed

Hernández writes gorgeously about family that shows up even while growing apart.
— Elle.com
Her deft hand with language, imagery, and emotion create an internal world that is both intimate and achingly beautiful.
— Lambda Literary
Gorgeously written from start to finish…
— Boston Globe

A new edition of colonize this! OUT July 16, 2019

Nine new essays by young women of color on what feminism means to them in the context of pressing political issues including:

  • #SayHerName

  • organizing undocumented students

  • abortion doulas

  • coming of age with the first black president

  • calling out culture & trans girls

  • and more!

Praise for the first edition

“These women express a more radical, racialized feminism that broadens the movement beyond its early incarnation.”

One of the “27 Things To Read If You Care About Women Of Color”
— USA Today   

One of 19 Books “On Intersectionality That Taylor Swift Should Read”
— BuzzFeed   


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