Oct 07

Watch National Book Awards: VT writer named finalist

NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS: Suggested author to watch: Kekla Magoon. Magoon, of Montpelier, VT, is one of five finalists for the 2021 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature for her forthcoming nonfiction book "Revolution in Our Time: The Black Panther Party's Promise to the People." Magoon, who teaches at the Vermont College of Fine Arts, published her first novel in 2009, "The Rock and the River," about the Black Panther Party and the Civil Rights Movement. Winners will be announced at the 72nd National Book Awards Ceremony on Nov. 17. Check back here on the 17th, and read the Seven Days story about Kekla Magoon here. [Photo courtesy of Kekla Magoon, Seven Days]
Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
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