John F. Callahan

John F. Callahan  is Ralph Ellison’s literary executor. He has edited a half-dozen works of Ellison’s, including the unfinished novel Juneteenth (1999) and The Selected Letters of Ralph Ellison (2019).

“A Heap of Juneteenths”

How the word, and the holiday, came about

by John F. Callahan | Thursday, June 18, 2020