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The Revenge of the Angry Black Artist

If You See Something Jervey Tervalon

Years ago, when I was a Disney Screenwriting Fellow (a program that evolved out of the need for Disney never again to be dead last in employing women and writers of color, probably more out of corporate embarrassment than enlightened self interest), I had the thankless task, they didn’t even own the rights, of adapting Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man.

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No. 05

No. 05


​Jervey Tervalon received an MFA in fiction from University of California, Irvine. His novels include Lita and Dead Above Ground (Washington Square), and he edited with Gary Phillips, the anthology The Cocaine Chronicles (Akashic). His essay “The Slow Death of a Chocolate City” appeared recently in LA Weekly.


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