Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards Reading, featuring Ladee Hubbard, Peter Kimani, Sheryll Cashin, Tiya Miles, and Noliwe Rooks

Upcoming Event
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

The Hurston/Wright Legacy Award honors the best in Black literature in the United States and around the globe. Introduced in 2001, the Legacy Award was the first national award presented to Black writers by a national organization of Black writers. Fiction, nonfiction, and poetry honorees are selected in a juried competition. Join us to congratulate the 2018 nominees.

Nominees appearing in person include:

Ladee HubbardThe Talented Ribkins, nominated for fiction

Peter KimaniDance of the Jakaranda, nominated for fiction

Sheryll CashinLoving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy, nominated for nonfiction

Tiya MilesThe Dawn of Detroit: A Chronicle of Slavery and Freedom in the City of the Straits, nominated for nonfiction

Noliwe RooksCutting School: Privatization, Segregation, and the End of Public Education, nominated for nonfiction

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Fiction & Poetry
Non Fiction
The Talented Ribkins Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781612197289
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Published: Melville House - August 7th, 2018

Dance of the Jakaranda Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781617754968
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Published: Akashic Books - February 7th, 2017

Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780807041017
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Published: Beacon Press - February 13th, 2018

The Dawn of Detroit: A Chronicle of Slavery and Freedom in the City of the Straits Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781620972311
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Published: New Press - October 3rd, 2017

Cutting School: Privatization, Segregation, and the End of Public Education Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781620972489
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Published: New Press - September 26th, 2017

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