Lawrence Otis Graham
The author of fourteen books, including the New York Times bestseller Our Kind of People, and a contributing editor for Reader’s Digest, Lawrence Otis Graham’s (December 25, 1961 – February 19, 2021) work has also appeared in the New York Times, Essence, and The Best American Essays.
Lawrence was born in 1962 and raised in Manhattan and later in White Plains, New York. He graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Arts and from Harvard Law School with a juris doctor in 1988.
He lived with his wife, Pamela Thomas-Graham in Manhattan and Chappaqua, New York.