Born and raised in New York, Gilbert King is an internationally renowned writer and photographer. He is best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and Dawn of a New America, which explored the famous case of racial justice, using case files from the FBI which had previously been sealed for 60 years. His earlier book, The Execution of Willie Francis was published in 2008. He has written for many prestigious publications, including The New York Times, Vogue, The Washington Post, Marie Claire, and is also a featured contributor to Smithsonian magazine. As well as writing, he’s also well known in the photography world, working with clients like Michael Kors and L’Oreal. King loves golf, and lives in New York City with his wife and two daughters.

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