Interview with Jim Grimsley, May 9, 2016
Jim Grimsley was born in 1955 in North Carolina. He worked as a playwright for 7 Stages Theater for over 20 years and has written numerous semi-autobiographical novels including Winter Birds and Dream Boy. He is a Professor of Practice in the English and Creative Writing departments at Emory University. In this interview, Grimsley discusses his experience with school integration as he talks about recent memoir How I Shed My Skin: Unlearning the Racist Lessons of a Southern Childhood.
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Jim Grimsley and John Inscoe, “Interview with Jim Grimsley, May 9, 2016,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed July 8, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL175OHD/RBRL175OHD-028.