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Mississippi Arts Commission – Linda Williams Jackson
July 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
This week on the Arts Hour, Lauren Rhoades talks with award-winning author LindaWilliams Jackson, who is originally from Rosedale, MS. Linda is the author of MIDNIGHT WITHOUT A MOON, an American Library Association Notable Children’s Book, and A SKY FULL OF STARS, which received a Malka Penn Honor for an outstanding children’s book addressing human rights issues. Her latest middle-grade novel, THE LUCKY ONES, was inspired by Robert Kennedy’s 1967 Poverty Tour of the Mississippi Delta and is loosely based on the author’s own family’s experiences.
Tune in to hear more about Linda’s creative influences and her non-traditional path to publishing. The episode airs on MPB Think Radio this Sunday at 5 p.m. CST. You can also listen on your favorite podcasting app.