One Last Bag by Elizabeth Jaikaran
"One Last Bag" was composed by Elizabeth Jaikaran, the author of the short story collection Trauma. With its buoyant wit, it levitates what is otherwise heavy: the weight of an overstuffed suitcase and, through the figure of a migrant trying to please her Queens cousin, the weight of family expectations.
Subject(s): The Things We Carried
Source: Archival Creators Fellowship Program
Creator: Elizabeth Jaikaran
Location: Queens, NY
Collection: Gaiutra Bahadur Fellowship Project
Item History: 2020-10-22 (created); 2020-10-22 (modified)
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