Jerald Walker

Jerald Walker is a professor of creative writing at Emerson College. His writing has appeared in numerous publications as well as four times in Best American Essays. He is the author of Street Shadows: A Memoir of Race, Rebellion, and Redemption, which won the PEN New England/L. L. Winship Award for Nonfiction.

  • The World in Flames

    By Jerald Walker

    Read by C.S. Treadway

    A Black Boyhood in a White Supremacist Doomsday Cult

    A memoir of growing up in a segregated cult preaching the imminent end of the world

    "The key to the memoir's cumulative power is Walker's narrative command; the rite of passage is rockier than most, making the redemption well-earned." - Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

    Released November 9, 2017
    English, Unabridged