HomeGroupsTalkExploreZeitgeist
Search Site
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Jesmyn Ward

Author of Sing, Unburied, Sing

Includes the names: Jesmyn Ward (Author)

MembersReviewsPopularityRatingFavorited   Events   
7,803 (9,059)4652,749 (4.07)10
Jesmyn Ward was born in DeLisle, Mississippi in 1977. She became a writer after the death of her brother by a drunk driver. She received a MFA in creative writing from the University of Michigan. Her books include the novel Where the Line Bleeds, the memoir Men We Reaped, and the nonfiction work The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race. Salvage the Bones won the National Book Award in Fiction in 2011 and an Alex Award in 2012. Sing, Unburied, Sing won the National Book Award in Fiction in 2017. She taught at University of New Orleans, the University of South Alabama, and Tulane University. (Bowker Author Biography)
— biography from Sing, Unburied, Sing
… (more)
Sing, Unburied, Sing 3,292 copies, 180 reviews
Salvage the Bones 2,480 copies, 145 reviews
Men We Reaped 923 copies, 45 reviews
Where the Line Bleeds 255 copies, 12 reviews
Navigate Your Stars 70 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2021 (Editor) 65 copies, 3 reviews
Cattle Haul 2 copies
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical name
Legal name
Other names
Date of birth
Date of death
Burial location
Gender
Nationality
Country (for map)
Birthplace
Place of death
Cause of death
Places of residence
Education
Occupations
Relationships
Organizations
Awards and honors
Agents
Short biography
Disambiguation notice

LibraryThing Early Reviewers Alum

Jesmyn Ward's book Well-Read Black Girl was available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

Jesmyn Ward's book Salvage the Bones was available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

Member ratings

Average: (4.07)
0.5 2
1 18
1.5 1
2 63
2.5 11
3 260
3.5 115
4 706
4.5 142
5 594

Author pictures (4)

 

(see all 4 author pictures)

Improve this author

Combine/separate works

Author division

Jesmyn Ward is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.

Includes

Jesmyn Ward is composed of 2 names. You can examine and separate out names.

Combine with…

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 177,304,112 books! | Top bar: Always visible