NEWS BRIEF: Inaugural literary awards honor authors of “the Black experience”
Kaleidoscope Awards announced
Kaleidoscope Awards for Literary Excellence sponsored by C.T. and Octavia Vivian Museum and Archives
Winners of the inaugural Kaleidoscope Awards for Literary Excellence have been announced by the C.T. and Octavia Vivian Museum and Archives, home to more than 6,000 books on African American literature, history, and poetry in Atlanta.
A committee led by NewSouth Books publisher Suzanne La Rosa selected Natasha Trethewey, author of “Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir;” Taylor Branch for his “The King Years” trilogy; “An American Marriage” author Tayari Jones; Ta-Nehisi Coates for his essays “We Were Eight Years in Power,” and Atlanta Journal-Constitution race and culture writer Ernie Suggs for his work in journalism. ctovma.org