Jacqueline Woodson

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Barry Jenkins to Hollywood: Adapt More Black Literature

The “If Beale Street Could Talk” director discusses the importance of the Black literary canon to the film industry.

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Lena Waithe Covers Vanity Fair

Writer Jacqueline Woodson on Waithe: “You’re clear-eyed and queer from the womb, born as part of a larger narrative—that of the Great Migration. Already, there is resistance running through your veins.”

Jacqueline Woodson Responds to National Book Awards' Watermelon Joke

The award-winning writer wrote an essay in the New York Times.