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Jesmyn Ward

Author of Sing, Unburied, Sing

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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)
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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
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