Monday, February 8, 2021
D. Watkins writes about growing up on Baltimore's east side. He is the author of the New York Times best-sellers The Beast Side: Living (and Dying) While Black in America and The Cook Up: A Crack Rock Memoir. His latest, We Speak for Ourselves is the 2020 selection for One Book, One Baltimore. D. Watkins is also an Editor at Large for Salon, host of "The Salon 5" and "Salon Talks." He is also a lecturer at the University of Baltimore and founder of the BMORE Writers Project.