Jamel Brinkley

Jamel Brinkley
December 5, 2019 - 8:00pm
Glenn Schaeffer Library
Frank Conroy Reading Room

National Book Award Finalist Jamel Brinkley will read from A Lucky Man: Stories. "Each story is a trenchant exploration of race and class, vividly conveying the tension between social codes of masculinity and the vulnerable, volatile self."—The New Yorker

Jamel Brinkley's stories have appeared in A Public Space, Gulf Coast, and elsewhere. He is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and has been a Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing Fellow.