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Welcome to the schedule for BBF 2016! Please note that with the exception of the following sessions (Life without Envy, The Art of Perspective, Writing with Risk, Sound Advice, and Lore), absolutely every session at the BBF is free, and no tickets or preregistration are required. Thanks, and enjoy your day!
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Jerald Walker

Jerald Walker is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a professor of creative writing at Emerson college. His writing has been published in journals including the Harvard Review, Missouri Review, the Oxford American, Iowa Review, and the Chronicle of Higher Education and has been anthologized in four collections of the Best American Essays. He is the author of two books: Street Shadows: A Memoir of Race, Rebellion, and Redemption, winner of a PEN New England / L.L. Winship Award for Nonfiction and named Best Memoir of the Year by Kirkus, and, most recently, The World in Flames: A Black Boyhood in a White Supremacist Doomsday Cult.

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More About The World in Flames

Watch Walker Talk Writer’s Workshops with Emerson College

Interview with Creative Nonfiction