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Faced with a budget shortfall, The Givens Foundation made the tough decision to suspend our 2016 Emerging Writers’ Mentor Program until fall of 2016.
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What is the value of a home to a family? In her stirring first novel, The Turner House, Angela Flournoy explores this question through the lens of the Turner family of Detroit.
Our January Black Book pick is See No Color by Shannon Gibney. The debut novel by Gibney offers an unflinching look at the complexities of racial identity and belonging in the context of transracial adoption.