Remembering African American Writer William Melvin Kelley

Kathryn Schulz for the New Yorker recalls the life and times of William Melvin Kelley, an African American writer with a brilliant debut novel who falls into obscurity. Read this excellent piece about Kelley here.

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(William Melvin Kelley, 1963; Image credit: Carl Van Vechten Collection, Library of Congress)

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