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Desmond Hall

Photograph (c) Tom Kates

About The Author

Desmond Hall was born in Jamaica, West Indies, and moved to Jamaica, Queens. He has worked as a high school biology and English teacher in East New York, Brooklyn; counseled teenage ex-cons after their release from Rikers Island; and served as Spike Lee’s creative director at Spike DDB. Desmond has served on the board of the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids and the Advertising Council and judged the One Show, the American Advertising Awards, and the NYC Downtown Short Film Festival. He’s also been named one of Variety magazine’s Top 50 Creatives to Watch. He’s the author of Your Corner Dark and Better Must Come. Desmond lives outside of Boston with his wife and two daughters.


JUL 20
in person
Books of Wonder
"YA Suspense & Mystery" panel with April Henry, K.A. Cobell, Marie Lu and Sami Ellis
42 W 17th St
New York, NY 10011
in person
Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival
In Person
JFK Airport
Brooklyn, NY 11430
OCT 26
in person
Boston Book Festival
In Person
"Not-So Perfect Families" panel with Bryce Moore and Patricia Park
Copley Square
Boston, MA 02116

Books by Desmond Hall