Carvell Wallace

Closer Than They Appear

Carvell Wallace is a father, writer, podcast host, and occasional performer. He's covered sports, race, music and more for the likes of GQ, ESPN, The New Yorker, and The Guardian. The Columbia Journalism Review says that Carvell “dips in and out of popular culture and sports journalism with seemingly effortless fluency” and “writes about familiar topics and makes them feel new.” Currently Carvell is based in Oakland, California, where he lives and parents his two kids.

His first full-length book, The Sixth Man, co-written with Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala, is due in 2018 from Blue Rider Press.You can find his work at or follow him on Twitter @carvellwallace.

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