David Bradley

David Bradley was born in western Pennsylvania and was shaped by rural life there, as well as by his father, a church historian and preacher. Bradley earned an MA from the University of London, where he developed an abiding interest in American history. The author of two novels, South Street and The Chaneysville Incident, awarded the 1982 PEN/ Faulkner, Bradley is recognized as a major voice in African-American fiction. His essay “That Ain’t Jazz” won Third Place in Narrative’s Winter 2009 Story Contest, and he is an associate professor of fiction at the University of Oregon.

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