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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.

Learn more: Author's website

Air Dates

Friday, October 7, 2011 at 5:00/4:00 pm CT on KET2

Sunday, October 9, 2011 at 1:30/12:30 pm CT on KET

Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 7:30/6:30 am CT on KET2

Friday, March 2, 2012 at 5:00/4:00 pm CT on KET2

Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 7:30/6:30 am CT on KET2