MFA candidate Troy Landrum, Jr publishes in South Seattle Emerald

the new life

Troy Landrum, Jr recently published a work of short fiction, “The New Life,” in the South Seattle Emerald.

Landrum is a second-year candidate in the MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics program, currently completing his thesis, a work of historical fiction that traces the Great Migration through the history of a Black family. In addition to his writing, he has worked in youth mentorship, and bookselling. He is currently an MFA Student Ambassador. You can hear Landrum interviewed on his work in the Autumn 2020 issue of IAS Intersections.

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