Day 25: Morgan Parker

From Parker’s official bio:

“Morgan Parker is a poet, essayist, and novelist. She is the author of the poetry collections Magical Negro (Tin House 2019), There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé (Tin House 2017), and Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night (Switchback Books 2015); and a young adult novel, Who Put This Song On? Her debut book of nonfiction is forthcoming from One World. Parker is the recipient of a 2017 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship, winner of a Pushcart Prize, and has been hailed by The New York Times as “a dynamic craftsperson” of “considerable consequence to American poetry.””

Parker’s debut YA has received starred reviews from Kirkus and Publisher’s Weekly and has been called “pitch-perfect,” and “a funny, clever, wild ride of a story.”

You can find out more about the author and WHO PUT THIS SONG ON? at her website:

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