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Our October fiction author is Colson Whitehead. His first job after graduating from Harvard College was writing reviews at the Village Voice. His first novel, The Intuitionist, about chaos in the Department of Elevator Inspectors, was published in 1998. Since then, he has written eleven books, as well as multiple reviews, essays, and fiction that have appeared in many publications, such as the New York Times and others. He has taught at a number of universities and won numerous awards and fellowships, including the Pulitzer Prize, the Carnegie Medal for Fiction, a MacArthur Fellowship, plus many more. Colson currently lives in New York City.
Whitehead writes literary fiction, historical fiction, mystery, and horror.
Crook Manifesto, the second book in the Harlem Trilogy. This book was published in July 2023.