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You are here: Home Shara McCallum’s essay, “Through a Glass, Darkly,” published in the Autumn 2020 issue of The Southern Review, recently received the annual Oran Robert Perry Burke Award for “an exceptional essay published in the past calendar year.”

Shara McCallum’s essay, “Through a Glass, Darkly,” published in the Autumn 2020 issue of The Southern Review, recently received the annual Oran Robert Perry Burke Award for “an exceptional essay published in the past calendar year.”

The essay is about racial identity, passing, and a father’s death and is the titular essay from a collection in progress that explores race, migration, memory, and loss. Here’s a link to a brief interview, with more on the essay: https://thesouthernreview.org/blog/a-writers-insight-shara-mccallum/