Author Attica Locke: "Heaven, My Home"

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Authors & Their Journeys: Attica Locke, Heaven, My Home

Author Attica Locke will discuss her latest novel Heaven, My Home (September 2019) the sequel to Edgar Award-winning Bluebird, Bluebird and share her writing journey as an African American writer. 

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This event is sponsored by The Friends of the Pasadena Public Library.


Heaven, My Home is a Pasadena Public Library 2021 One City, One Story nominee. Her third novel Pleasantville was the winner of the Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction and was also long-listed for the Bailey’s Prize for Women’s Fiction. The Cutting Season was the winner of the Ernest Gaines Award for Literary Excellence. 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.  A former fellow at the Sundance Institute’s Feature Filmmaker’s Lab, Locke works as a screenwriter as well.  Most recently, she was a writer and producer on Netflix’s When They See Us and the also the Hulu adaptation of Little Fires Everywhere. A native of Houston, Texas, Attica lives in Los Angeles with her husband and daughter. 

Event Type(s): Featured Event, Online Event, Author Events
Age Group(s): Adults

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