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News & Features » January 2019 » Bernice L. McFadden is Go On Girl! Book Club’s 2018 Author of the Year

Bernice L. McFadden is Go On Girl! Book Club’s 2018 Author of the Year

Congratulations to Akashic author Bernice L. McFadden, who has been named the Go On Girl! Book Club’s 2018 Author of the Year in honor of her novel The Book of Harlan! This is McFadden’s second time as Author of the Year, following the 2000 honor for her novel Sugar. McFadden is the author of nine critically acclaimed novels, including Loving Donovan, The Warmest December, Nowhere Is a Place, Gathering of Waters, Glorious, and Praise Song for the Butterflies, and is a four time Hurston/Wright Legacy Award finalist. The Book of Harlan received a 2017 American Book Award and the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work (Fiction).

Posted: Jan 17, 2019

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