Jewell Parker Rhodes, Ph.D., is the author of the novels Voodoo Dreams and Magic City, and is the recipient of a Yaddo Creative Writing Fellowship as well as the National Endowment of the Arts Award in Fiction. She is the director of the M.F.A. program in creative writing and a professor of American literature at Arizona State University. She lives in Phoenix, Arizona.
Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Main Street Books On Sale: October 5, 1999 Price: $19.00
Novelist and creative writing program director Rhodes presents the first fiction-writer's guide specifically tailored to aspiring African American writers. The guide includes instruction on character development, point of view, dialogue, and revision, plus exercises, example stories, prose analyses of well-known pieces of fiction, and exemplary short stories by black authors.
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