Jesmyn Ward

Jesmyn Ward received her MFA from the University of Michigan and has received the MacArthur Genius Grant, a Stegner Fellowship, a John and Renee Grisham Writers Residency, and the Strauss Living Prize. She is the winner of two National Book Awards for Fiction for Sing, Unburied, Sing (2017) and Salvage the Bones (2011). She is also the author of the novel Where the Line Bleeds and the memoir Men We Reaped, which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and won the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize and the Media for a Just Society Award. She is currently an associate professor of creative writing at Tulane University and lives in Mississippi.

Books by this Author

Where the Line Bleeds
Sing, Unburied, Sing
The Fire This Time

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HARVARD BOOKSTORE
1446 Massachusetts Avenue
First Parish Church
Cambridge, MA 02138
MAY 7
PHILADELPHIA FREE LIBRARY
In conversation with Kalela Williams
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103-1189
MAY 9
POLITICS & PROSE
3825 Wisconsin Ave
Sidwell Friends School
Washington, DC 20015
MAY 9
BOOK PEOPLE
w/Clay Smith
Central Presbyterian Church
200 E. 8th Street
Austin, TX 78701
MAY 15

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