(Laurie Jean Cannady, Yona Harvey, Darlene Taylor, A. Van Jordan, Dereck Rodriguez) Before articles decrying the limited opportunities for writers of color in publishing, there was Hurston/Wright, discovering, mentoring, and honoring African American writers. For more than a quarter of a century, Hurston/Wright has fostered a rigorous, nurturing space for writers at varying stages. This celebratory panel includes Hurston/Wright award winners, former workshop participants and faculty, and the current board chair, as they honor the legacy of this essential DC organization.

Published Date: August 23, 2017

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