Living Amongst the Fays: Rudolph Fisher’s Portrayal of Race Collision in ‘The Walls of Jericho’

Arriving into New York in 1925, Rudolph Fisher immediately became involved in the Harlem Renaissance, befriending the likes of Langston Hughes and contributing short stories to both white and Black publications, including The New Negro. Fisher published his first novel, The Walls of Jericho, in 1928, aiming to complete a challenge set by his friend…… Continue reading Living Amongst the Fays: Rudolph Fisher’s Portrayal of Race Collision in ‘The Walls of Jericho’

The Girl With No Name

I have an idea for a character. She could be the next big thing, so hear her story out: she’d love for someone to finally do that. All siblings compete, especially if they’re close in age. That’s what she thought was the norm, anyway. But the years kept creeping by, and she was closer to…… Continue reading The Girl With No Name