Introducing the Writer of Vanity Fair's October Cover Story, Jesmyn Ward
Jesmyn Ward received her MFA from the University of Michigan and is currently a professor of creative writing at Tulane University. She is the author of the novels Where the Line Bleeds and Salvage the Bones, which won the 2011 National Book Award, and Sing, Unburied, Sing, which won the 2017 National Book Award. She is also the editor of the anthology The Fire This Time and the author of the memoir Men We Reaped, which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. From 2008-2010, Ward had a Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University. She was the John and Renée Grisham Writer in Residence at the University of Mississippi for the 2010-2011 academic year. In 2016, the American Academy of Arts and Letters selected Ward for the Strauss Living Award. She lives in Mississippi.
Jesmyn Ward is a novelist, scholar, MacArthur Genius Grant recipient, and is the only woman and only African American to win the National Book Award for Fiction twice.
Jasmyn Ward writes the Cover Story of Vanity Fair's Cover Story of Cover Star Regina King.
Presenting our October cover star, @ReginaKing.— VANITY FAIR (@VanityFair) September 9, 2021
With The Harder They Fall and Bitter Root on the horizon, the Oscar-winning actor, director, and red carpet icon has the world in thrall. After all, it’s good to be King.
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