Live from Prairie Lights: De'Shawn Charles Winslow

De'Shawn Charles Winslow and book cover
September 5, 2019 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Books
Second floor

Writers' Workshop graduate De'Shawn Charles Winslow will read from his new novel, In West Mills. Set in an African American community in rural North Carolina from 1941 to 1987, In West Mills is "A bighearted novel about family, migration, and the unbearable difficulties of love. Here's a cast of characters you won't soon forget." —Ayana Mathis

De'Shawn Charles Winslow was born and raised in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. He is a 2017 graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and holds a BFA in creative writing and an MA in English literature from Brooklyn College. He lives in New York.