Jewell Parker Rhodes

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Jewell Parker Rhodes is the Virginia G. Piper Endowed Chair at Arizona State University. She’s written six adult novels, Voodoo Dreams, Magic City, Douglass’ Women, Season, Moon, and Hurricane; a memoir; two writing guides; as well as seven youth books, including the New York Times best-seller Ghost Boys; Black Brother, Black Brother; Towers Falling; Ninth Ward; Sugar; Bayou Magic; and the forthcoming Paradise on Fire.