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Dionne Ford

Episode 92: Dionne Ford Shares Go Back and Get It, 6/5/23

Dionne Ford is the author of the memoir Go Back and Get It and co-editor of the anthology Slavery's Descendants: Shared Legacies of Race and Reconciliation. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, LitHub, New Jersey Monthly, Rumpus, and Ebony among other publications, and won awards from the National Association of Black Journalists and the Newswomen's Club of New York. In 2018, she received a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Creative Writing.

Grants from the Sustainable Arts Foundation and the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation and fellowships from MacDowell, Yaddo, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Hedgebrook and The Cabins at MarthaMOCA have also supported her work. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from New York University and a BA from Fordham University where she teaches creative writing.

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