(Excerpt from the novel manuscript Esther Days) *** I’m twenty years old and the only one in my family to finish high school and then a typing... Read more →
Chenel King was raised in a family led by Black women and her father. King's family was full of storytellers, truth sayers, and a few liars. As a novelist and poet, King has dedicated her writing to exploring, expanding, complicating, and acknowledging Black people's everyday lives. King has a few degrees, but the best learning has come from the Black people, especially the Black women before and around her.
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