LaShonda Katrice Barnett


LaShonda Katrice Barnett’s debut (historical) novel, “Jam on the Vine” (Grove Atlantic), was an Editor’s Choice pick at the Chicago Tribune, won ElIe magazine’s Reader’s Choice Prize, and earned Barnett the Emerging Writers Award at the Tennessee Williams Literary Festival. “Jam on the Vine” was awarded the Stonewall Honor Award by the American Library Association, and is a Lambda Literary Award finalist. Forthcoming books include “Sounding Off: Conversations with Women Musicians of the African Diaspora” (University of North Texas Press, 2019) and the story collection “Broken Shoes for Walking” (Wings That Never Fit). Barnett is currently at work on the novel “God’s Folly!” set in Gilded Age Chicago and Manhattan. She lives in Chicago.

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