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HPL Quarterly

Featuring Attica Locke

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 | 7 PM
Julia Ideson Building | Auditorium

Will you be joining us?

Join local award winning author Attica Locke who will discuss her titillating thriller, Bluebird Bluebird, rural noir suffused with the unique music, color, and nuance of East Texas.


About the Author

Attica Locke’s Pleasantville was the 2016 winner of the Harper  Lee Prize for Legal Fiction. It was also long-listed for the Bailey’s Prize for Women’s Fiction, and made numerous “Best of 2015” lists. Her first novel, Black Water Rising, was nominated for an Edgar Award, an NAACP Image Award, as well as a Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and was short-listed for the Women’s Prize for Fiction. Her second book, The Cutting Season,  is a national bestseller and the winner of the Ernest Gaines Award for  Literary Excellence. A former fellow at the Sundance Institute’s Feature Filmmaker’s Lab, Locke has worked as a screenwriter as well. Most  recently, she was a writer and producer on the Fox drama, Empire.  She serves on the board of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles. A  native of Houston, Texas, Attica lives in Los Angeles, California, with  her husband and daughter.


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