The Great Writing Teacher No One Knows - OZY | A Modern Media Company

WHY YOU SHOULD CARE

Martin Luther King Jr. had many good qualities. Here’s another one you should know about.

By Carlos Watson

He wrote five books before the age of 40, won the Nobel Prize and had a PhD. But few people would ever think of the preacher originally named Michael King as a writing teacher, which is too bad. Along with Phillip Roth, Toni Morrison, Raymond Carver, Anne Lamott and others, Martin Luther King Jr. may be one of the greatest writing instructors of all time. Take a listen and tell us what you think.

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