Attica Locke

Attica Locke


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Attica Locke is a writer whose first novel, Black Water Rising, was nominated for a 2010 Edgar Award, a 2010 NAACP Image Award, as well as a Los Angeles Times Book Prize and was shortlisted for an Orange Prize in the UK.

Attica is also a screenwriter who has written movie and television scripts for Paramount, Warner Bros, Disney, Twentieth Century Fox, Jerry Bruckheimer Films, HBO, Dreamworks and Silver Pictures. She was also a fellow at the Sundance Institute’s Feature Filmmakers Lab and is a graduate of Northwestern University.

A native of Houston, Texas, Attica lives in Los Angeles, California, with her husband and daughter.

Average rating: 3.58 · 17,564 ratings · 2,836 reviews · 4 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Cutting Season

3.50 avg rating — 8,615 ratings — published 2012 — 23 editions
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Bluebird, Bluebird

3.83 avg rating — 3,707 ratings — published 2017 — 21 editions
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Black Water Rising

3.42 avg rating — 3,900 ratings — published 2009 — 19 editions
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Pleasantville

3.80 avg rating — 1,303 ratings — published 2015 — 14 editions
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A Lesson Before Dying

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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2014
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“Mothering, she learned the hard way, was about loss as well as love.”
Attica Locke, The Cutting Season

“The decor was attractive and strong, but blander than she would have thought his wealth and position afforded him. Caren couldn't see the point of having that much money if all of it led to beige.”
Attica Locke, The Cutting Season

“I think the hope has always been that you see what you see, and you take us anyway, for who we are,” the Rev says. “Not that we all go around pretending we’re the same. I don’t see how that helps anybody.” Carlisle”
Attica Locke, Black Water Rising

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