Honorée was awarded the Harper Lee Award for Literary Distinction for an Alabama writer. This is a lifetime achievement award. The award ceremony took place on April 19, 2018 in Monroeville, Alabama, birthplace of Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird.
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Y’all know I’ve been writing–and finishing–two books for the past few years. So I don’t talk to y’all all the time, only when something presses urgently on me, and this past couple of months have been weighing my heart down. The political atmosphere is crazy, and I’ve learned to take that in some-what stride. […]
This week, when I read the accusations against Harvey Weinstein, I wished I could say I was shocked, but I’m not. The accusations against him are so familiar to me. I recognize my experiences along the same spectrum, in different professional arenas, particularly as a writer, though in my case, I was the victim of […]
In one week, our President has attacked #TakeAKnee protesters and ignored the crisis in Puerto Rico. Quiet as it’s kept, both situations involve the dismissal of black folks as un-American.