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Jacqueline Woodson Responds to National Book Awards' Watermelon Joke

Jacqueline Woodson Responds to National Book Awards’ Watermelon Joke

by Jamilah King on December 1 2014, 1:09PM

The award-winning writer wrote an essay in the New York Times.

Topics: Culture

Here's What to Read for in the National Book Awards

Here’s What to Read for in the National Book Awards

by Jamilah King on October 15 2014, 11:06AM

Several authors of color were named among this year’s finalists.

Topics: Culture

James McBride, Cynthia Kadohata Among National Book Awards Winners

James McBride, Cynthia Kadohata Among National Book Awards Winners

by Jamilah King on November 21 2013, 9:26AM

Writers of color shined on one of American literature’s biggest nights.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Five Authors of Color Among National Book Award Finalists

Five Authors of Color Among National Book Award Finalists

by Jamilah King on October 16 2013, 10:27AM

The awards will be announced on November 20.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Junot Díaz, Louise Erdrich Among National Book Award Nominees

Junot Díaz, Louise Erdrich Among National Book Award Nominees

by Jamilah King on October 10 2012, 1:42PM

Get your library cards ready.

Topics: /NOW

Nikky Finney's Award Speech Tops Record Year for Black Women Writers

Nikky Finney’s Award Speech Tops Record Year for Black Women Writers

by Jorge Rivas on November 29 2011, 1:16PM

The award-winning poet astounded audiences with her acceptance speech, before telling the crowd that the moment had left her “officially speechless.”

Topics: Arts & Culture

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