Read his story in TSAR’s Fall 2015 issue.
Jerald Walker is the author of Street Shadows: A Memoir of Race, Rebellion, and Redemption, recipient of the 2011 PEN New England/L.L. Winship Award for Nonfiction. His work has appeared in numerous publications, including four times in The Best American Essays. His memoir about being raised in a doomsday cult will be published in the spring. He teaches creative writing at Emerson College.