She's taught many writing workshops and is a teacher and Alumni Endowed chair of the Department of Language and Literature at North Carolina Central University. Now award-winning author Zelda Lockhart (Fifth Born; Cold Running Creek) puts her hard-won advice into book form. Fledgling writers will want to hear her on Wednesday, May 24, at 7 pm with The Soul of the Full-Length Manuscript: Turning Life's Wounds into the Gift of Literary Fiction, Memoir or Poetry. Zelda served as the 2010 Piedmont Laureate.
"This book should come with a warning label: 'Be ready, you are going to have to go deeper than you ever imagined.'" Dorothy Allison Author of Bastard Out of Carolina
When Odessa Blackburn is three years old her beloved grandmother dies, and so begins her story, set in St. Louis, Missouri, and rural Mississippi. As the fth born of eight children, Odessa loses her innocence at rst when her drunken father sexually abuses her, and then again when she alone witnesses her father taking the life of his own brother.
Sequel to Zelda Lockhart's FIFTH BORN.