Lynell George is an award-winning L.A.-based journalist, essayist. Her work explores urban histories, sense of place, visual art, music and literature. A former staff writer for both the Los Angeles Times and LA Weekly, her pieces have appeared in publications including The New York Times, Sierra, Alta Journal, and Oxford American. She is the author of three books of nonfiction: No Crystal Stair: African Americans in the City of Angels,  After/Image: Los Angeles Outside the Frame, and A Handful of Earth, A Handful of Sky: The World of Octavia E. Butler, which was a 2021 Hugo Award Finalist.  


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