A Train and a Funeral I had to hop a train to bury my most recent dead. His body laid in the funeral home at the other side of the tracks. I parked my car in the liquor store parking lot after having raced one hundred miles from Orangeburg to Charleston to see another black boy slain and dressed some type of way in a coffin, dressed by his mama … [Read more...]
About Denzel Scott
Denzel Xavier Scott earned his BA in English from the University of Chicago and received his Writing MFA at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in his hometown of Savannah, GA.
His works appear in Spillway, Decomp, Euphony Journal, and Blacklight Magazine of the University of Chicago, Bombay Gin literary magazine of Naropa University, the Missing Slate literary magazine, Apeiron Review, based out of Philadelphia, the Gambler Mag, based out of New Orleans, Kaaterskill Basin Literary Journal, SLAB magazine of Slippery Rock University and, Linden Avenue. He has forthcoming publication in Rattle and the Louisville Review.
Denzel Scott is a past recipient of the University of Chicago’s prestigious Summer Arts Council Fellowship Grant. In September 2018, he became one of the winners of Writer Relief’s Peter K Hixson Memorial Prize.