“Fire Shut Up In My Bones,” by Charles Blow

Reviewed by Norwood Holland Fire Shut Up In My Bones is Charles Blow’s memoir about growing up a black male in the American South; it depicts a spectrum of rural-life experiences in which coming-of-age involves leaving behind a secret past. On a mural-sized canvas with deft brush strokes, Blow’s memoir paints a picture of complicated […]

Norwood Holland

Norwood Holland is a freelance writer, lawyer, and author of the Drew Smith legal thriller series based on the capers of a D.C. trial attorney. A graduate of Howard University School of Law, he earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Fisk University where he studied under the renowned Harlem Renaissance author Arna Bontemps. Holland […]