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Zora Neale Hurston, author, dazzler, gets a Google Doodle

Los Angeles Times - 06 Jan 2014
Zora Neale Hurston, celebrated Tuesday in a Google Doodle, died in 1960 in a welfare home after giving the world some of its greatest literature. Although her greatest renown came after death, in life the African American novelist and anthropologist ...
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Today's Almanac (Jan. 7, 2018)

Newsbug.info - 07 Jan 2018
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Millard Fillmore (1800-1874), 13th U.S. president; Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960), author; Francis Poulenc (1899-1963), composer; Charles Addams (1912-1988), cartoonist; Katie Couric (1957- ), TV news anchor; Rand Paul (1963 ...
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Weekend Happenings Jan 19 to 21

Orlando Magazine (blog) - 19 Jan 2018
Multi-Day Events: Zora!Festival – Eatonville – Sat through Jan. 28. This weeklong series of events celebrates the life of author and folklorist Zora Neale Hurston and her hometown of Eatonville. The 29th annual festival offers arts, cultural and ...
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What does peace look like?

TCPalm - 04 Jan 2018
FORT PIERCE -- Throughout January, the Zora Neale Hurston Branch Library will display local submissions for the Lion's Club's 30th Annual International Peace Poster Contest. Thirty middle school students from Lincoln Park Academy submitted posters for ...
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Speaker carries MLK's legacy at annual community breakfast

Amherst Bulletin - 17 Jan 2018
“For a long time, she was the full-time associate dean of students at Amherst College, so that's how she spent her nine-to-fives and more, but while she was doing that she was also telling stories and got so good at it that she got major awards,” Story ...
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Bookends: Omaha Public Library announces most popular titles of 2017

Omaha World-Herald - 14 Jan 2018
Book group: The As the Worm Turns Book Group discuss “Dear Fahrenheit 451, Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks: A Librarian's Letters and Breakup Notes To The Books In Her Life” by Annie Spence, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, The Bookworm. Writers group: Nebraska ...
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How Langston Hughes Brought His Radical Vision to the Novel

New York Times - 02 Jan 2018
Like his one-time collaborator and contemporary Zora Neale Hurston, Hughes takes an anthropological approach to setting and character development. The town of Stanton where “Not Without Laughter” is set is similar to Lawrence, the small Kansas town ...
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The Most Wallet-friendly Destinations in 2018, According to KAYAK

Travel+Leisure - 04 Jan 2018
Whether your New Year's resolutions include travel or not, January is a great — if not the greatest — time to plan and book a trip (or twelve). Travel search engine KAYAK launched its 2018 Travel Hacker Guide on Thursday, highlighting the top ...
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Missing fisherman: Why did search take so long? Lake O is really big

MyPalmBeachPost - 11 Jan 2018
The lake is an old, old place in a relatively new state. For hundreds of years before Zora Neale Hurston wrote of the deadly '28 hurricane in “Their Eyes Were Watching God,” “It woke up old Okechobee and the monster began to rollin his bed,” the lake ...
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Marshall: Whitewashing Black History

Anchorage Press - 12 Jan 2018
Hudlin sprinkles in important historical persons that were Marshall's contemporaries like Poet Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston in a very casual sort of way, as if saying, “artistic, romantic, homosexual tension—check!” What Marshall does have ...
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Remembering Anne Spencer biographer J. Lee Greene

Lynchburg News and Advance - 30 Dec 2017
She asked, 'What is all that?' There must have been some missed communications, because she didn't know he was coming. Then she told him 'Put that stuff away, and let's just talk.' And they talked for two hours." Greene didn't "discover" Anne Spencer ...
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Florida beyond the theme parks: 10 places you'll want to check out

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press - 30 Dec 2017
The town was the childhood home of the author Zora Neale Hurston, a writer of the Harlem Renaissance and Eatonville's most famous resident. Some of her writings, including the novel “Their Eyes Were Watching God,” are set in Eatonville. In turn, the ...
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Special price available for Writers and Readers Symposium

The Advocate - 27 Dec 2017
The phone number is (225) 655-4475, and the website is greenwoodplantation.com. Smith's books include “Lý Loc and His Seven Wives,” “The Land Baron's Sun” and “The Land South of the Clouds.” Writing in both poetry and prose, Smith earned an M.F.A ...

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