blackbirdonline journalSpring 2019  Vol. 18 No. 1
Larry I. Palmer

Larry I. Palmer’s work has appeared in Law Touched Our Hearts: A Generation Remembers Brown v. Board of Education (Vanderbilt University Press, 2009), New England Review, Blackbird, and Presbyterian Outlook. His essays “Urshel: The Beautiful Lost Sheep” and “The Haircut” were cited as notable essays in The Best American Essays 2017 and 2015 (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). He was selected to be Rebecca McClanahan’s Peter Taylor Fellow at the Kenyon Review Literary Nonfiction Workshop in June 2020. His professional work focused on health policy and bioethics, including Endings and Beginnings: Law, Medicine, and Society in Assisted Life and Death (Praeger, 2000) and Law, Medicine, and Social Justice (Westminster/John Knox Press, 1989). Palmer is an emeritus professor of law at Cornell University.  end