Kenny Anderson from “NYC Point Gods” on Showtime

“NYC Point Gods” on Showtime Is My Exact New York Nostalgia Era

This essay is a “Thank You” letter to a friend.


We used to make trips out to the parks where you played. I never knew envy so pronounced as when I saw you play basketball. That was my introduction to envy, actually. You could cross the ball over between your legs consecutively, jab-step, and…



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Andrew Ricketts

Andrew Ricketts


I’m a Caribbean and American writer from New York. My stories are about coming-of-age, learning how to relate, and family. It’s a living, breathing memoir.