2019 Willie Morris Awards Announced - Tiffany Quay Tyson Receives $10,000 Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction for THE PAST IS NEVER
Tag Archive: cultural heritage fiction
The Beekeeper of Aleppo, Christy Lefteri, Ballantine Books - Nuri and Afra and their young son live on a lovely hill overlooking Aleppo. Nuri and his cousin, Mustafa, tend bees in the fragrant fields of flowers nearby. Then war comes.
The Confessions of Frannie Langton, Sara Collins, Harper Collins - Frannie grew up a slave on a Jamaican plantation. Her master, Langton, chose her as his assistant in his experiments on cadavers.
A Woman is No Man, Etaf Rum, Harper Collins - Three generations of women in a Palestinian family deal with a culture that considers girl babies a curse and boys a blessing, that teaches that women are inferior to men.
Breakout Novelist Tommy Orange Wins $25,000 PEN/Hemingway Award for There There - John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, April 7, 2019