Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Maria Tartar receive Award in Literature at 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards - 1. 16. 18

 

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Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Maria Tartar receive Award in Literature at 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards

Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Maria Tartar received the Fiction Award in Literature at the 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards on Monday, January 15, 2018, as editors of “The Annotated African American Folktales.”

“‘The Annotated African American Folktales,’ which came out in November, contains more than 100 African and African-American folk tales as well as introductory essays and commentary to provide historical context. It draws from the rich, undersung work of folklorists from West Africa to the Deep South.”

Read more about “The Annotated African American Folktales” from the New York Times

 

(Photo courtesy of Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff Photographer)