Paul Mendez

Paul Mendez in conversation with Phoenix Alexander

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Phoenix Alexander, Science Fiction Collections Librarian at the University of Liverpool, will be in conversation with author Paul Mendez to talk about his groundbreaking, semi-autobiographical debut novel, Rainbow Milk. The intersectional coming-of-age story follows 19-year old Jesse McCarthy as he grapples with his racial and sexual identities against the backdrop of a Jehovah's Witness upbringing and the legacies of the Windrush generation.

Rainbow Milk

A groundbreaking first novel shows how its young black protagonist tests the limits of sexual freedom

Colin Grant - The Guardian, May 2020
Paul Mendez
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