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Zadie Smith, Ani DiFranco & Rhiannon Giddens,

Rebecca Makkai, Ross Gay, Bill Konigsberg,

Astra Taylor, The Lee Brothers, Lamar Giles, Wiley Cash

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Contemporary Appalachia, Social Justice,

Climate and the Environment,

Speculative Fiction, Identity and Sexuality


Etaf Rum, Robert Gipe, Mesha Maren, Michael Croley,

Jill McCorkle, Xhenet Aliu, Michael Parker,

Sheree Renee Thomas, Jamey Bradbury,

Jessica Handler, Soniah Kamal,

and more


Young Adult, Chapter Books, Comics

Amy Reed, Brenda Rufener, Megan Shepherd,

Leslie C. Youngblood, Jennifer Swanson,

and more


Jim Whiteside, Michael Gaspeny, Val Nieman,

Heidi Andrea Restrepo Rhodes, Tyree Daye,

Ricardo Nazario y Colon, Michael Basinski,

and more

Picture Books

Miranda and Baptiste Paul, Frank Morrison,

Vanessa Brantley-Newton, Kelly Starling Lyons,

Connie Schofield-Morrison


Rebecca Erbelding, Susan Shetterly, Rick Van Noy,

Meredith McCarroll, Brian Lampkin,

Adam Parker, Frye Gaillard,

and more



Huda Al-Marashi, Cathryn Hankla,

Brian Belovitch, Cassie Kircher,

and more



Creative Non-Fiction, Memoir, Young Adult,

Short Story, Performance Poetry


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Greensboro Cultural Center, Greensboro Central Library,

Greensboro History Museum, Triad Stage,

International Civil Rights Center and Museum,

and more


UNCG University Libraries, Greensboro News and Record,

Edward M. Armfield, Sr. Foundation,

Ruth H. Lands Memorial Fund

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