Hamilton Holmes Professor

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133 Park Hall

Reginald McKnight is the author of The Kind of Light that Shines on Texas,  White BoysMoustapha’s EclipseHe Sleeps, and I Get on the Bus. His many awards include the PEN/Hemingway Special Citation, Pushcart Prize, O. Henry Award, Kenyon Review Award for Literary Excellence, Whiting Award, Drue Heinz Literature Prize and a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Selected Publications:

He Sleeps by Reginald McKnight

I Get on the Bus by Reginald McKnight

The Kind of Light at Shines on Texas by Reginald McKnight

Moustapha's Eclipse by Reginald McKnight

White Boys by Reginald McKnight



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