Daniel Black

Daniel Black, who hails from rural Arkansas, graduated from Clark College (now Clark Atlanta University, where he also currently teaches) and was awarded a Ph.D. in African American Studies from Temple University. He is the author of six novels, including Perfect Peace and, most recently, Listen to the Lambs.

July 14, 2016

Short fiction from our Summer issue.

Their leaving was a song. It was a bright morning star, a dawn unlike other dawns. They’d decided to go, months ago, and now there was no turning back. Truth is, there’d been no other option.