Jamel Brinkley

Finalist, 2018 National Book Awards

Jamel Brinkley is a graduate of Columbia University and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He has received fellowships from Kimbilio Fiction, the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, and Stanford University. A Lucky Man is his first book.
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A Lucky Man

A Lucky Man by Jamel Brinkley book cover
ISBN 9781555978051 Graywolf Press

In the nine expansive, searching stories of A Lucky Man, fathers and sons attempt to salvage relationships with friends and family members and confront mistakes made in the past. More about this book >

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Jamel Brinkley, Fiction Finalist, reads from "A Lucky Man" at the 2018 National Book Awards Finalists Reading

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Jamel Brinkley

Jamel Brinkley is a graduate of Columbia University and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He has received fellowships from Kimbilio Fiction, the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, and Stanford University. A Lucky Man is his first book. He lives in California.

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