Tim Parrish, Interviewed

From the interview on his book, Fear and What Follows: The Violent Education of a Christian Racist: “The title really does sum up the part about my spiral into racist violence and my escape. My world got destabilized by a number of things when I was about twelve. I got physically attacked, became terrified, and wrongly believed…

Tim Parrish, On his Latest Book

The story of a working class, Southern Baptist upbringing that transformed into a nightmare of bigotry and bullying in Baton Rouge. Fear and What Follows is a riveting, unflinching account of the author’s spiral into racist violence during the latter years of desegregation in 1960s and 1970s Baton Rouge. About the memoir, author and editor Michael…