By Jerald Walker
ESSAY CULTURAL MEMOIR, Special Issue, 2013
JERALD WALKER has published in magazines such as Creative Nonfiction, The Missouri Review, The Harvard Review, Mother Jones, The Iowa Review, and Oxford American, and he has been widely anthologized, including four times in the Best American Essays series. Walker is the author of Street Shadows: A Memoir of Race, Rebellion, and Redemption (recipient of the 2011 PEN New England/L.L. Winship Award for Nonfiction and named a Best Memoir of the Year by Kirkus Reviews) and The World in Flames: A Black Boyhood in a White Supremacist Doomsday Cult.