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Our special guest on today’s episode is Leslie Youngblood (@LesCYoungblood).  Her debut novel, Love Like Sky, will be published November 6, 2018, Disney Hyperion (@DisneyHyperion).

Leslie C. Youngblood received an MFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  A former assistant professor of creative writing at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, she has lectured at Mississippi State University, UNC-Greensboro, and the University of Ghana at Legon. She’s been awarded a host of writing honors, including a 2014 Yaddo’s Elizabeth Ames Residency, the Lorian Hemingway Short Story Prize, a Hurston Wright Fellowship, and the Room of Her Own Foundation’s 2009 Orlando Short Story Prize. In 2010, she won the Go On Girl! Book Club Aspiring Writer Award. Born in Bogalusa, Louisiana, and raised in Rochester, New York.

To learn more about Leslie Youngblood: lesliecyoungblood.com, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Books discussed during this episode:

Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin

To learn more about the books and authors discussed in the episode, check out your local library or bookstore.