Posts By: Michelle Ohnona

What We’re Reading: Narratives of First-Generation College Students

illustration by Clare Reid The 2015 novel Make Your Home Among Strangers (Macmillan), by Jennine Capó Crucet, follows the trajectory of Lizet, a first-generation college student who leaves her native Miami for an education at an elite New England liberal arts college where she has earned a scholarship. As Lizet struggles through her first semester’s… Read more »