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Margaret Wrinkle Dayton Literary Peace Prize Awarded In 2014

Margaret Wrinkle

Margaret Wrinkle

Award Name : Dayton Literary Peace Prize

Year of Award : 2014

Award for : Literature

Location : Birmingham, Alabama, United States


Margaret Wrinkle is a writer, filmmaker, educator and visual artist. Her debut novel, Wash, published by Grove Atlantic, reexamines American slavery in ways that challenge contemporary assumptions about race, power, history and healing. It has won the Center for Fiction’s Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize and an American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation. Wash has also been named the Fiction Runner Up for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, a finalist for the 2014 Chautauqua Prize, a Wall Street Journal top ten novel of the year, a New York Times Editors’ Choice, an O Magazine top ten selection and a People magazine 4-star pick.


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