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Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Hurston/Wright Legacies for the Year (2005,2010)

The winners of the 2010 Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards, award annually to authors of African descent for the year's best works in fiction, nonfiction and poetry, are:

Fiction: I Am Not Sidney Poitier: A Novel by Percival Everett
Poetry (two winners):
Liberation Narratives: New and Collected Poems, 1966-2009 by Haki R. Madhubuti
Sonata Mulattica: Poems by Rita Dove
Nonfiction: Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original by Robin Kelley

The 2005 Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards, honoring books by writers of African descent, have gone to:
Fiction: Who Slashed Celanire's Throat?: A Fantastical Tale by Maryse Conde
Nonfiction: Warrior Poet: A Biography of Audre Lorde by Alexis de Veaux
Debut Fiction: Graceland by Chris Abani
Contemporary Fiction: A Woman's Worth by Tracy Price-Thompson

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