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Attica Locke

Attica Locke is the author of "Pleasantville," which won the 2016 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction and was long-listed for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction; "Black Water Rising," which was nominated for an Edgar Award; and "The Cutting Season," a national bestseller and winner of the Ernest Gaines Award for Literary Excellence. She was a writer and producer on the Fox drama "Empire." A native of Houston, Texas, Attica lives in Los Angeles, California, with her husband and daughter. Her latest novel is "Bluebird, Bluebird."