Colson Whitehead
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Colson Whitehead

Colson Whitehead is the author eight novels and two works on non-fiction, including The Underground Railroad, which received the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Carnegie Medal, the Heartland Prize, the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the Hurston-Wright Award, and was longlisted for the Booker Prize. The novel is being adapted by Barry Jenkins into a TV series for Amazon. Whitehead’s The Nickel Boys received the Pulitzer Prize, The Kirkus Prize, and the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction. A recipient of a Whiting Writers' Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a MacArthur Fellowship, he lives in New York City.

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Interview: Colson Whitehead shares why he was called to examine the horrific activities in one Florida reform school through the eyes of a young black boy in his follow-up to the award-winning Underground Railroad.

Pulitzer Prize-Winner Colson Whitehead's The Nickel Boys Uses Fiction To Confront A Tragic Past.
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  • The Nickel Boys (Winner 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)
  • Pulitzer Prize-Winner Colson Whitehead's The Nickel Boys Uses Fiction To Confront A Tragic Past.

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