The Books

One of the booksThroughout the course of his thirty-year career, Wayne Grady has written non-fiction articles and fiction short stories, works of translation, and full books about natural science and scientific history. Wayne has also edited several anthologies of writing, both fiction and non-fiction. He is currently working on his first novel, Emancipation Day, which was published in the summer of 2013.

Forthcoming in 2018, Up From Freedom will be published by Doubleday Books. When the Mexican-American War ends in 1846, Virgil Moody returns to his life as a farmer in Texas, where he lives with Annie, a black woman, and her son Lucas. Annie dies, Lucas runs off, and Moody vows to find him. His quest takes him to Indiana, where he meets Tamsey, a freed slave, and together they are soon caught in the shadowland between the South and the North, between the United States and Canada, and between Black and White.

Click here to read about his fiction. 

Click here to view a list of his non-fiction.

Click here to read about his translations.

Wayne Grady is currently published by Doubleday Books.


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