Hurston/Wright Foundation | Legacy Ceremony
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Legacy Ceremony

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Ernest Gaines
North Star Award Recipient

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Junot Díaz
Ella Baker Award Recipient

Michel Martin

Michel Martin
Ceremony Emcee

J O I N   U S   A T   T H E

15th Annual

 

Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Legacy Award Ceremony

 

Honoring excellence in debut fiction, fiction, poetry and nonfiction by Black writers

 

Recipient of the 2016 North Star Award
ERNEST J. GAINES

 

Recipient of the 2016 Ella Baker Award
JUNOT DIAZ

 

​​Award for College Writers

 

 Friday, October 21, 2016

6:30 p.m. Opening Reception
7:00 p.m. Award Ceremony

Followed by Buffet

 

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Washington Plaza Hotel​

10 Thomas Circle, NW
Washington, DC 20005

Discounted rates for lodging are available at Morrison Clark Hotel
Call 202-898-1200 and mention Hurston Wright Foundation

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Please donate to sponsor a student to attend the Legacy Awards.