William J. Maxwell is a professor in the Department of English, with a joint appointment in African and African American Studies at Washington University in St. Louis. He is the author of F.B. Eyes: How J. Edgar Hoover’s Ghostreaders Framed African American Literature (Princeton University Press, 2015) and James Baldwin: The FBI File (Arcade, 2017).
The Ghosts of St. Louis Future
Against the Current, No. 191, November/December 2017