Podcast #149 – Caleb Gayle

This week we feature award-winning journalist and author Caleb Gayle, who writes about the history of race and identity. His latest book, We Refuse to Forget: A True Story of Black Creeks, American Identity and Power (Riverhead Books, June 2023), is about Black members of the indigenous Creek Nation. It was awarded the Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award. Gayle’s writing has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, The Guardian, Guernica, The New Republic, The Boston Globe, and many other publications. He serves as senior fellow at Northeastern University’s Burnes Center for Social Change and holds fellowships from New America, PEN America, and Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Gayle will be interviewed by fellow biographer and BIO member Sonja Williams.