Author Tananarive Due (#706)
Tananarive Due (pronounced tah-nah-nah-REEVE) was a presenter at the 2011 Kentucky Women Writers Conference in Lexington. Her latest novel, My Soul to Take (publication date: Sept. 26, 2011), is a supernatural suspense tale, the fourth in her African Immortals series, a saga about an ancient African clan with healing powers. Due won a 2002 American Book Award for another book in the series, The Living Blood.
In 2003, Due and her mother, civil rights activist Patricia Stephens Due, co-authored Freedom in the Family: A Mother-Daughter Memoir of the Fight for Civil Rights.
Due has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Northwestern University and a master's degree in English literature from the University of Leeds, England, where she specialized in Nigerian literature as a Rotary Foundation Scholar. She lives in Southern California.
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