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  1. 2014 Bookmark Season, Frank Sikora

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    The 2014 winner of the Clarence Cason award for nonfiction writing is most well-known for his books about the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama. The Ohio native came to Alabama in 1964 and worked…

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    • 2014 Bookmark Season, Robert Morgan

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      North Carolina native Robert Morgan has gained wide recognition as a prose writer, in large part due to the fact that Oprah Winfrey selected his novel Gap Creek for her book club in 2000. Although…

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      • 2014 Bookmark Season, Charles McNair

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        Both of this author’s novels take place in an imagined world that seems familiar, then isn’t. Land O’Goshen is set in a near future when religious fundamentalists clash with traditional…

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        • 2014 Bookmark Season, Roy Hoffman

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          A longtime writer for the Mobile Register, Hoffman was born in the port city, but spent 20 years in New York working for New York magazine and WNET-13, the PBS flagship station. His 1983 novel, Almost…

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          • 2014 Bookmark Season, Clifton Taulbert

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            The author’s debut memoir, Once Upon A Time When We Were Colored, recalls his childhood in Glen Allen, Mississippi. Since then he has written a number of inspirational books about the importance…

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            • 2014 Bookmark Season, Koethi Zan

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              A writer whose relatively short life journey to date has been filled with intriguing twists and turns. The Opp native spent much of her youth exploring outsider culture in New Orleans before attending…

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              • 2014 Bookmark Season, May Lamar

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                The author of four nonfiction books, the Montgomery native worked for several years as a newspaper reporter there and in Colorado and Fairhope, Alabama before a 20 year career in advertising and public…

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                • 2014 Bookmark Season, Deborah Johnson

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                  After several years in Italy, the author settled in Columbus, Mississippi where she has written two novels in short order. The Air Between Us, is about two Mississippi physicians, one black and one…

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                  • 2014 Bookmark Season, R.P. Finch

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                    After a 30 year career as a lawyer, Atlanta’s Robert Finch began a writing career with his debut comic novel, Skin in the Game. Its main character Eben Burnham, is a young lawyer at a fictional…

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                    • 2014 Season, Lee Smith

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                      Lee Smith has published 13 novels and four collections of short stories. In her newest novel, Guests on Earth, we meet Evalina Toussaint, an orphaned child of an exotic dancer, who is only thirteen…

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                      • 2014 Season, Joan McBreen

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                        Joan McBreen is an Irish poet. Her anthology The White Page – Twentieth-Century Irish Women Poets was published in 1999. She has given readings and talks in many universities in the United States. Her…

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                        • 2014 Season, Bob Inman

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                          Novelist, screenwriter and playwright Robert Inman is a native of Elba, Alabama where he began his writing career in junior high school with his hometown weekly newspaper. He left a 31-year career…

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