Eric Jerome Dickey, New York Times bestselling author, died on January 3, 2021. Dickey reportedly died from cancer.
Dickey Dead At 59. “His publicist confirms that beloved New York Times bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey passed away on Sunday, January 3, in Los Angeles after battling a long illness. He was 59.” [Wesley Lowery]
Roxane Gay “Saddened” By Dickey Death. “I am truly saddened to hear about the passing of Eric Jerome Dickey. His were some of the first novels I ever read about black people that weren’t about slavery or civil rights. He was a great storyteller.” [Roxane Gay]