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Marita Golden

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Marita Golden is a veteran teacher of writing and an acclaimed award-winning author whose new book, The Wide Circumference of Love, is released this month. She has written more than a dozen works of fiction and nonfiction.
She is the co-founder and President Emeritus of the Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Foundation. As a teacher of writing she has served as a member of  the faculties of the MFA Graduate Creative Writing Programs at George Mason University and Virginia Commonwealth University and in  the MA Creative Writing Program at John Hopkins University. She has taught writing workshops nationally and internationally to a variety of constituencies.

 

Among her books are the novels After and The Edge of Heaven and the memoirs Migrations of the Heart, Saving Our Sons and Don’t Play in the Sun One Woman’s Journey Through the Color Complex. She compiled the collection of interviews THE WORD Black Writers Talk About the Transformative Power of Reading and Writing. Her most recent book is Living Out Loud A Writer’s Journey. 
Click on her photo to visit www.maritiagolden.com.
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