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THE KNEELING MAN: My Father's Life as a Black Spy Who Witnessed the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Available in stores and libraries April 4th, 2023
Leta McCollough Seletzky is a National Endowment for the Arts 2022 Creative Writing Fellow whose work has been featured in The Atlantic; The New York Times; O, The Oprah Magazine; The Washington Post; and elsewhere. Her essay "The Man in the Picture," published in O, The Oprah Magazine, was selected as a Notable Essay in BEST AMERICAN ESSAYS 2019.
An alumna of Northwestern University and The George Washington University Law School, she is the author of the father-daughter memoir THE KNEELING MAN.