Attica Locke

Attica  Locke

Pleasantville, which won the 2016 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction and was long-listed for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, Black Water Rising, which received an Edgar Award nomination, and The Cutting Season, a national bestseller and winner of the Ernest Gaines Award for Literary Achievement, are among Attica Locke's works. She worked on the Fox program Empire as a writer and producer. Attica was born in Houston, Texas, and now resides in Los Angeles with her husband and daughter.