Nation's top literary awards go to Af...

Nation's top literary awards go to African-American Women

There are 1 comment on the Our Time Press story from Nov 26, 2011, titled Nation's top literary awards go to African-American Women. In it, Our Time Press reports that:

"I understood that I wanted to write about the experiences of the poor, and the black and the rural people of the South," said Ward in her acceptance speech, "so that the culture that marginalized us for so long would see that our stories were as universal, our lives as fraught and lovely and important, as theirs." Ward, 34, who grew up in ... (more)

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Powder Springs, GA

#2 Nov 27, 2011
Brilliant

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