Memphis native ‘skates’ back into town with debut YA novel

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 31, 2022 4:00 AM CT | Published: May 31, 2022 4:00 AM CT

Young Black love and joy are the themes of writer Kelis Rowe’s debut novel but Memphis readers will also recognize a lot of settings in the story, as well. 

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Elle Perry

Elle Perry

The Memphis native and two-time University of Memphis graduate has written for publications including The Memphis Business Journal, Memphis Flyer and High Ground News, and previously served as coordinator of The Teen Appeal.


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