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Albert Murray

Albert Murray (May 12, 1916-Aug. 18, 2013)
New York City, NY

Hometown: Magazine Point, AL

The Alabama Writers’ Forum is saddened to announce that inaugural Harper Lee Award recipient Albert Murray passed away on Aug. 18, 2013.


Publications and Awards

The Magic Keys, 2005
The Seven League Boots, 1996
The Spyglass Tree, 1991
Train Whistle Guitar, 1974

Literary Awards:
Harper Lee Award for Alabama's Distinguished Writer of the Year, 1998
Lifetime Achievement Award, National Book Critics Circle
DuBois Medal, W.E.B. Dubois Institute for African and African American Research, Harvard University
And others.

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