Jerald Walker – James Alan McPherson and His Making of a Dragon Slayer

Shambaugh Auditorium, University of Iowa Main Library 125 W Washington St, Iowa City, IA

Jerald Walker, author of the 2020 National Book Award finalist How to Make a Slave and Other Essays, will discuss that work and more. For the black community, Jerald Walker asserts in How to Make a Slave, “anger is often a prelude to a joke, as there is broad understanding that the triumph over this destructive emotion lay