Reading by David Wright Faladé
David Wright Faladé is a professor of English at the University of Illinois
and was a 2021-2022 Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center Fellow at the
New York Public Library. He is the co-author of the young adult novel
Away Running and the nonfiction book Fire on the Beach: Recovering the Lost Story of Richard Etheridge and the Pea Island Lifesavers, which was a New Yorker notable selection and a St. Louis-Dispatch Best Book of 2001. The recipient of the Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Award, he has written for the New Yorker, Village Voice, Southern Review, Newsday, and more.