The Black Writer’s Studio: Prince Shakur


“It would be a beautiful world if young people were encouraged to chart their histories in really deep and meaningful ways.” Prince Shakur talks about his debut memoir, When They Tell You to Be Good (Tin House, 2022), and the significance of writing in this genre for the Black Writer’s Studio podcast with host Khadijah Ali-Coleman, executive director of the Hurston/Wright Foundation. Shakur is featured in “The New Nonfiction 2022” in the September/October issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

Hurston/Wright Foundation Celebrates


"At the Hurston/Wright Foundation we don't believe the glass is half empty or half full, we believe that it is always overflowing—with ideas, with vision, and inspiration to serve black writers." President emeritus and cofounder Marita Golden introduces honorees at the thirteenth annual Legacy Awards. Golden speaks about the organization in the new issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

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