Tananarive Due

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Tananarive Due is a novelist and a creative writing teacher who has worked as a journalist. She won the American Book Award in 2002 for her novel The Living Blood.

On being a "revolutionary artist"

This week, writer/filmmaker Ava DuVernay premieres her documentary The 13th, which explores the history of and profound racial bias in our system of mass incarceration, at the New York Film Festival. (It debuts on Netflix and some theaters Oct. 7.) 

Director Ava DuVernay

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Jayne Hi Tananarive, I see we've become friends! Thank you :) Jayne


Arnetha Hi Tananarive, Thank you for accepting my friend request:-)


Mattie Tananarive, thank you for accepting my friendship!


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