J O I N U S A T T H E
Hurston/Wright Legacy Award
Honoring excellence in fiction, poetry, and nonfiction by Black writers
Friday, October 25, 2013
7:00PM Award Ceremony
Followed by Dessert Pavilion
801 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Special Guests Include
Natasha Trethewey, U.S. Poet Laureate
Wil Haygood, Author of the Article that Inspired the Film "The Butler"
Isabel Wilkerson, Pulitizer-Prize Winning Author of The Warmth of Other Suns
Sonia Sanchez, Renowned Poet, Activist, Scholar and Teacher
Edward P. Jones, Pulitizer-Prize Winning Author of The Known World
$125 Individual Ticket Cost
To purchase tickets via check or money order *mail payments to:
12138 Central Avenue, Suite 953
Bowie, MD 20721
*Include your name, address, phone and email address with your payment.
Need to make a hotel reservation?
Contact Henley Park Hotel
926 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 20001
Ask for the Hurston/Wright Foundation block to receive discounted
room rates: Standard Rooms $149 and Deluxe Rooms $169.
Reservations are filled on a first-come, first served basis. Hotel reates do not include local taxes. Reservations made after October 10, 2013 will be accepted on a space available basis at the best available rate.
If you are unable to attend please consider making a donation. Your support continues the Foundation's work which discovers, develops and mentors African American adult and teen writers.