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Lillian E. Smith Foundation Writer-in-Service Residency

I was found out that I am one of two co-recipients of the Lillian E. Smith Foundation’s first Writer-in-Service Residency. (The other co-recipient is Kyes Stevens, the director of the Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project.) The residency “provides two weeks of peaceful solitude to focus a new or ongoing writing project. This award provides an opportunity for those writers who like Lillian E. Smith recognize ‘the power of the arts to transform the lives of all human beings.’” I am honored to be associated with the name of Lillian Smith,… Read more Lillian E. Smith Foundation Writer-in-Service Residency