0.2 linear ft 1 box.
Organized into 4 series: I. Correspondence; II. Galley proofs and writings; III. Reviews of the Mayor of New Orleans; IV. Other collected items.
The collection is mostly non-correspondence, except one letter dated October 14, 1988. The major portion consists of galley proofs and manuscript drafts of three novellas in The Mayor of New Orleans: just talking jazz. There are also drafts of three short stories; Charity begins at home, Passa blanc and the Black revolution, and The Way, the truth, the lights. There are some reviews of The Mayor of New Orleans.
Writer of short stories, poems, and novellas.
The Archives has copies of Arrows of gold, which contains poems by Lily Anne La Salle Shaik, the mother, and Noyemon Shaik and Haleemon Shaik, the aunts of Fatima Shaik.
Unpublished finding aid in the Archives.