Kim McLarin

host, Basic Black

Boston-based Kim McLarin is the author of the critically-acclaimed novels Taming it Down, Meeting of the Waters and Jump at the Sun, all published by William Morrow. She is a former staff writer for The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Greensboro News & Record and the Associated Press.

Her latest novel, Jump at the Sun, was nominated for a 2007 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award in fiction, chosen by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association as a 2007 Fiction Honor Book, and chosen by the Massachusetts Center for the Book as a 2007 Massachusetts Book Awards Honor Book.

She is writer-in-residence at Emerson College in Boston, and host of Basic Black, Boston's longest-running weekly television program devoted exclusively to African American themes, shown on WGBH.

Boston-based Kim McLarin is the author of the critically-acclaimed novels Taming it Down, Meeting of the Waters and Jump at the Sun, all published by William Morrow. She is a former staff writer for The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Greensboro News & Record and the Associated Press.

Her latest novel, Jump at the Sun, was nominated for a 2007 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award in fiction, chosen by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association as a 2007 Fiction Honor Book, and chosen by the Massachusetts Center for the Book as a 2007 Massachusetts Book Awards Honor Book.

She is writer-in-residence at Emerson College in Boston, and host of Basic Black, Boston's longest-running weekly television program devoted exclusively to African American themes, shown on WGBH.

Website
www.kimmclarin.com

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2.06.2019 (36:33)

Kim McLarin: Womanish