Zora Neale Hurston

5 Reasons Why Zora Neale Hurston Is Still Our Shero

We’ve been without author and anthropologist, Zora Neale Hurston, for 55 years. She left an indelible mark when she died in 1960. Unfortunately, Hurston died destitute in Fort Pierce, Florida, but on her 124 birthday, Clutch Magazine honors her as a shero. Here are a...

Celebrating the One and Only Ms. Zora

She painted pictures with words and created masterpieces with the colorful inventions of her mind. Zora Neale Hurston took the same mechanics of modern-day language afforded every other English speaker and somehow made hers dance and play and sparkle across a page. Under her tutelage,...

The Kinship of Alice and Zora and What It Teaches Us About Sisterhood

Zora Neale Hurston and Alice Walker are two of the most influential Black women writers in the history of literature. There are millions of books sold, a dedicated legion of fans, an annual festival, and one coveted Pulitzer Prize between them. Most bibliophiles can’t imagine...