Eric Charles May
Pen Name: None
Born: in Chicago
May is a native Chicagoan. He grew up in the Morgan Park neighborhood.
Biographical and Professional Information
Eric Charles May is a former reporter for The Washington Post. Currently, he's an associate professor in the fiction writing program at Columbia College Chicago.
Bedrock Faith, Akashic Books , 2014
Titles at Your Library
- Roxane Gay Top 10 Book, 2014
- Booklist Top 10 First Novels, 2014
- Chicago Reader Favorite Book, 2014
- A Women's Book Group Discussion Selection, Women & Children First Bookstore
- Oprah Magazine Ten Books to Pick Up Now, April 2014
- Books to Read Now, Chicago Tribune/Printers Row
- Notable African-American Title by Publishers Weekly
- Newcity Lit 50 List, 2014
Personal/Body of Work
- 21st Century Award (for significant recent achievement in writing by a Chicago-based author), Chicago Public Library
- One of 25 Writers to Watch, Guild Literary Complex
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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