Kim McLarin

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Kim McLarin
Born July 1. 1964
United States
Occupation Writer
Nationality American

Kim McLarin (born July 1. 1964) is an American novelist. She is a former staff writer for The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Greensboro News & Record and the Associated Press. She is an associate professor at Emerson College in Boston.[1][2][3]

McLarin is the author of Divorce Dog: Men, Motherhood and Midlife (2013)Taming it Down (1998) and Jump at the Sun (2006), together with Meeting of the Waters (2001) and Growing Up X (2002), co-authored with Ilyasah Shabazz.[4][5]

McLarin is also a regular panelist on Basic Black, Boston's longest-running weekly television program devoted exclusively to African-American themes, shown on WGBH.[6]

Partial bibliography[edit]

  • Jump at the Sun
  • Meeting of the Waters
  • Taming it Down
  • Growing up X


  1. ^ "Kimberly McLarin", Writing, Literature & Publishing Faculty, Emerson College.
  2. ^ Kim McLarin, "Race Wasn’t an Issue to Him, Which Was an Issue to Me", New York Times, September 3, 2006.
  3. ^ Kim McLarin, Biog note, Washington Post, April 24, 2010.
  4. ^ "Malcolm X's Daughter, Ilyasah Shabazz, Writes Book, 'Growing Up X'". Jet. June 3, 2002. p. 12. Retrieved January 16, 2011. 
  5. ^ Saad, Shirley (February 4, 2003). "Book of the Week: 'Growing Up X'". UPI. Retrieved January 16, 2011. 
  6. ^ Basic Black, WGBH.

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