Tyriek Rashawn White

Tyriek Rashawn White is a writer, musician, and educator from Brooklyn, NY. He is the author of We Are a Haunting, winner of The Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. The novel was also longlisted for the Brooklyn Public Library Book Prize, and a finalist of the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Award for Fiction. In 2024, he was named a National Book Foundation ‘5 Under 35’ honoree.He has received fellowships from Callaloo, New York State Writers Institute, and Key West Literary Seminar, among other honors. He is currently the media director of Lampblack Literary Foundation, which seeks to provide mutual aid and various resources to Black writers across the diaspora. He holds a degree in Creative Writing & Africana Studies from Pitzer College and has earned an MFA from the University of Mississippi.


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July 6, 2024