Bio

Born and raised in New Orleans, Margaret Wilkerson Sexton studied creative writing at Dartmouth College and law at UC Berkeley. Her debut novel, A Kind of Freedom, , was a 2017 National Book Award Nominee, a New York Times Notable Book of 2017 and a New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice. Her work has been published in The New York Times Book ReviewOprah.comLenny LetterThe Massachusetts ReviewGrey Sparrow Journal, and other publications. She lives in the Bay Area, California, with her family.

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Photo: Ben Krantz

Photo: Ben Krantz