Jamel Brinkley

Jamel Brinkley

Jamel Brinkley was raised in the Bronx and Brooklyn, New York. He is a graduate of Columbia University and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. His work has received fellowships from Kimbilio Fiction and the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing. He lives in Los Angeles.


A Lucky Man

Jamel Brinkley



“This is the rare debut that introduces not a promising talent but a major writer, fully formed”—Garth Greenwell
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