(taken from “Burn Your Maps” by Robyn Joy Leff, credits )

Prose Reading of "Burn Your Maps" by Robyn Joy Leff.

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6. The Self and Beyond. Crossing the Genres/Family Secrets. Mary Gaitskill, "Tiny, Smiling Daddy" (Fiction). Edwidge Danticat, "Night Talkers" (Fiction). Robyn Joy Leff, "Burn Your Maps" (Fiction). Robert Hayden, "Those Winter Sundays" (Poetry). Bell hooks, Chapters 49, 50, 51 from bone black (Nonfiction). FICTION. Tillie Olsen, "I Stand Here Ironing." Dean Bakopoulos, "Some Memories of My Father" from Please Don't Come Back from the Moon. James Baldwin, "Sonny's Blues." Alice Walker, "Everyday Use." Amy Tan, "Scar" from The Joy Luck Club. Louise Erdrich, "The Shawl." The Family Gothic/Fiction. Nathaniel Hawthorne, "Rappaccini's Daughter." William Faulkner, "A Rose for Emily." Mary Gordon, "City Life." On the Web: Visions of Hauntings: Short Stories by Edgar Allan Poe. POETRY. Amiri Baraka, "Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note." Grace Paley, "Fathers." Sylvia Plath, "Daddy." Simon Ortiz, "My Father's Song." Li-Young Lee, "Persimmons." Seamus Heaney, "Digging." Jamaica Kincaid, "Girl." Pauline Powers Uchmanowicz, "Knee Deep In Mud My Mother." Billy Collins, "The Lanyard." Anne Sexton, "My Little Girl, My Stringbean, My Lovely Woman." Maxine Kumin, "Making the Jam Without You." Etheridge Knight, "The Idea of Ancestry." Agha Shahid Ali, "Snowmen." Marilyn Chin, "Turtle Soup." Loss and Family/Poems. Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, "The Slave Mother." D. H. Lawrence, "Piano." Harold A. Zlotnik, "Odyssey." Martin Espada, "Coca-cola and Coco Frio." Dwight Okita, "The Nice Thing about Counting Stars." Julia Alvarez, "Homecoming." Sharon Olds, "I Go Back to May 1937." DRAMA. August Wilson, The Piano Lesson. NONFICTION. Toi Derricotte, "Beginning Dialogues." David Sedaris, "The Girl Next Door." Chang-rae Lee, "Coming Home Again." Geeta Kothari,

Jordan Roberts, who scripted Disney’s “Big Hero Six,” is directing from his own screenplay, which was adapted from the short story by Robyn Joy Leff.

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Burn Your Maps
Directed by Jordan Roberts
Produced by
  • Julie Kirkham
  • Mark Canton
  • Courtney Solomon
  • Patrick Aiello
Written by Jordan Roberts
Based on Burn Your Maps 
by Robyn Joy Leff
  • Vera Farmiga
  • Jacob Tremblay
  • Marton Csokas
  • Suraj Sharma
  • Virginia Madsen
  • Ramón Rodríguez
Music by Jonathan Goldsmith
Cinematography John Bailey
Edited by Susan Shipton
  • Cinelou Films
  • Patrick Aiello Productions
  • Defender Films
  • Wheel Entertainment Films
Distributed by Cinelou Releasing
Country United States
Language English
Budget $8 million

“Burn Your Maps,” by Robyn Joy Leff, read by Leslie Hendrix

Jordan Roberts, who scripted Disney’s “Big Hero Six,” is directing from his own screenplay, which was adapted from the short story by Robyn Joy Leff.

On June 18, 2015, it was reported that the late film producer Julie Kirkham was to produce a feature film titled , written and directed by . The film was green-lit by producer a few days prior to Kirkham's death. is a feature film adaptation of author Robyn Joy Leff's short story of the same name. Canton and serve as producers under their banner, with Patrick Aiello producing through his Patrick Aiello Productions. composed the film's musical score.