Jerald Walker

Jerald Walker

Jerald Walker is the author of The World in Flames: A Black Boyhood in a White Supremacist Doomsday Cult and Street Shadows: A Memoir of Race, Rebellion, and Redemption, recipient of the 2011 PEN New England Award for Nonfiction. He has published in magazines such as Creative Nonfiction, the Missouri Review, River Teeth, Mother Jones, the Iowa Review, and the Oxford American, and he has been widely anthologized, including four times in the Best American Essays. Walker is a professor of creative writing at Emerson College.

"Unprepared"

Essay
May 22, 2013