Zora Neale Hurston


Zora Neale Hurston’s Personal Story Is a True American Tragedy

One author who received unimaginably poor treatment when one considers her contribution to letters was Zora Neale Hurston.  I recently watched a documentary and learned that The Works Progress Administration under FDR initially funded her writing.  During her lifetime, she was vilified for the oddest of reasons (in my mind).  […]


“Their Eyes Are Watching God” by Zora Neale Hurston Recently Made the Kobo Top-10 List

I’m always ecstatic when what I consider to be classical contemporary literature makes a broad-based reader list.  And I noticed in a recent Kobo Top-10 List that Zora Neale Hurston’s magnificent novel THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD was listed.  Oprah had showcased this story some time ago, as this book […]