Geographic Connection to Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh, Allegheny County
Awards: New York Times Notable Book
Fiction novelist Albert French was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and his hometown is the backdrop for his novel I Can't Wait On God (1999). French openly grapples with his experiences as an African American man and a veteran in his widely acclaimed work. Read more here.
"Albert French." Black Writers of PA. 2020. 31 August 2020.