National Black Writers Conference 2014: A Look at the Honorees
Author of more than 40 books, Walter Mosley has won a Grammy and PEN America’s Lifetime Achievement Award for his work. Mosley was born Jan. 12, 1952, in Los Angeles. His 1990 novel Devil in a Blue Dress was adapted in 1995 for a film of the same title starring Denzel Washington.
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