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Books By Wayne McCray

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Pay For the Corn Meal
Wayne McCray Pay For the Corn Meal
  • Fiction
  • English
  • 505 Words
  • Ages 16 and up
  • 19
  • 0

Wayne McCray was born in East St. Louis, Illinois, in 1965, and grew up in Chicago until 1984. He attended Southern University A and M College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Mr. McCray has always had a passion for absurd stories of ordinary people, particularly those spoken wit... Read more...

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A Home Going
Wayne McCray A Home Going
  • Fiction
  • English
  • 524 Words
  • Ages 16 and up
  • 19
  • 0

A Home Going was originally published in Issue No. 7 of Ogma Magazine (Ireland).

It is a short story about a young black man having a difficult time handling his favorite cousin's death. Yet, he mustered up the courage to attend her funeral then burial, to honor a close fr... Read more...

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My 10th Birthday
Wayne McCray My 10th Birthday
  • Fiction
  • English
  • 586 Words
  • Ages 16 and up
  • 17
  • 0

My 10th Birthday was first published in Issue No. 7 of Ogma Msgazine (Ireland). 

This short fiction tells about a birthday boy. He begins his day sitting on the front porch, waiting, readying himself to go fishing with his grandfather. But his grandfather doesn't arrive. F... Read more...

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The Dad I Missed
Wayne McCray The Dad I Missed
  • Fiction
  • English
  • 1729 Words
  • Ages 16 and up
  • 17
  • 0

This work was published originally in Afro Literary Magazine. 

A black boy is jarred awake after experiencing a death-like dream about his father and soon realized he couldn't remember a whole lot about him but knew he impacted his life profoundly. To find out the answer, ... Read more...

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A Wet Streetwalker
Wayne McCray A Wet Streetwalker
  • Fiction
  • English
  • 888 Words
  • Ages 16 and up
  • 13
  • 0

First published in The Ocotillo Review Vol. 5. No 1. He is a recipient and runner-up of the Chester B. Hines Memorial Fiction Prize. 

This fiction is about a black farmer who leaves a poker game and drives home, somewhat drunk, in his rush to beat a bad thunderstorm and it... Read more...

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A Water Hose Shower
Wayne McCray A Water Hose Shower
  • Fiction
  • English
  • 501 Words
  • Ages 16 and up
  • 4
  • 0

While taking out the garbage one night a homeowner has an unfriendly encounter with a skunk, forcing him to take off all his clothes, and in doing so became so livid about being stench showered that he nakedly hunts it down until its killed before returning home to shower himself.

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