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Author of Autobiography of a Recovering Skinhead

Cosmopolitan reports that best-selling author Jodi Picoult influenced by Autobiography of A Recovering Skinhead: The Frank Meeink Story as told to Jody M. Roy Ph.D. when writing her new novel, Small Great Things

20 Oct 2016|

10 Books That Influenced Jodi Picoult’s Small Great Things
Best-selling author Jodi Picoult recommends social justice must-reads that informed her latest novel, which tackles racism and prejudice in America.
By Heeseung Kim

“It’s based on the life of Frankie, who was the second [former white supremacist] I spoke with, who led a very violent crew in the Philadelphia area. In prison, he was playing a long-standing poker game, and there was a kid his age who was his partner, and the two of...Forward

Caleb Powell’s Arguments Worth Having: Interviews/Conversations includes Hawthorne authors: Poe Ballantine, Gregory Martin, Frank Meeink, David Shields, and Lidia Yuknavitch

25 Sep 2014|

Caleb Powell is a writer, teacher and family man who lives in Seattle.

To read his interviews with Hawthorne authors and Eula Biss. Andie Trosper DeRoux, Saadia Haq, Tim Jones-Yelvington, Ander Monson, Peter Mountford, and Jervey Tervalon, go to Arguments Worth Having.

The Jewish Press on Frank Meeink: Reformed Skinhead Sharing his Antisemitic Past

05 Mar 2013|

From the Jewish Press:

Speaking at Iowa Central Community College Tuesday, Meeink related how he submitted to having his head shaved, to officially become a skinhead. His initiation included learning “the truth” about Jews.

Meeink had a swastika tattooed on his neck, and the words “Native Philly” on his head. “I didn’t get accolades from the neo-Nazi Christian Identity movement for doing good in school,” he said. “I got accolades for violent deeds, and I liked that.”

“You...Forward

Today’s Backlist Beauty: Autobiography of a Recovering Skinhead

14 Feb 2013|

Remember Katie Couric’s interview with Frank Meeink? Hard Copy‘s coverage? Refresh your memory with these interview snippets. Frank continues to lecture nationally and you can keep track of him at his website, From Hatred to Harmony.

Find out more about the book, and get your own copy here.