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Novelist Attica Locke Wins Big Writer Award

Author Attica Locke continues to add to her shelf of literary awards, recently being named the winner of the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence for her latest novel The Cutting Season. The honor is given by the Baton Rouge Area Foundation and is the nation’s biggest prize devoted to African-American writers. (Photo: Ben Stanstall/AFP/Getty Images)

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