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Stephanie Powell Watts

Biography

Stephanie Powell Watts

Stephanie Powell Watts is an associate professor of English at Lehigh University, and has won numerous awards, including a Whiting Award, a Pushcart Prize, the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence, and the Southern Women’s Writers Award for Emerging Writer of the Year. She was also a PEN/Hemingway finalist for her short-story collection WE ARE TAKING ONLY WHAT WE NEED.

Stephanie Powell Watts

Books by Stephanie Powell Watts

by Stephanie Powell Watts - Fiction

NO ONE IS COMING TO SAVE US is a revelatory debut from an insightful voice; with echoes of THE GREAT GATSBY, it is an arresting and powerful novel about an extended African American family and their colliding visions of the American Dream.