Live from Prairie Lights: Jamel Brinkley
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. He lives in Madison, Wisconsin.