De’Shawn Charles Winslow Decent People

About the author:

De’Shawn Charles Winslow was born and raised in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. His first novel, In West Mills, was the 2019 recipient of the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize, the 2020 American Book Award, and the 2020 Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction.

About the book:

Decent People is a novel about how the residents of a fictional North Carolina hamlet cope with a triple murder, and what those murders reveal about classism, racism, and homophobia.

Author photo by Julie R Keresztes.