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