Jesmyn Ward goes to front of the choir with 'Sing, Unburied, Sing'

Posted on Sunday, Sep 17, 2017
Six years ago, a young, relatively unknown writer from Mississippi published Salvage the Bones, about a poor African American family struck by Hurricane Katrina. Salvage the Bones went on to win the 2011 National Book Award for fiction and to establish its author, Jesmyn Ward, as one of the most powerfully poetic writers in the country.