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Darryl Pinckney

Darryl Pinckney is a 1 time AALBC.com Bestselling Author

Darryl PinckneyDarryl Pinckney (born 1953 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is an American novelist, playwright, and essayist. He grew up in a middle class African-American family in the midwest and was educated at Columbia University. He is a frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books, Granta, Slate, and The Nation. Pinckney is the author of High Cotton, a semi-autobiographical novel about "growing up black and bourgeois" in 1960s America which was awarded the Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction in 1992. Additionally, he won the Vursell Award for Distinguished Prose from the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1994. Pinckney has also expressed his admiration for the long-running CBS soap opera, As the World Turns. His partner is English poet, James Fenton; the couple has been together since 1989. Pinckney lives in New York City and Oxfordshire, England.From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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