The Zora Neale Hurston Fellowship, 2019

Ladee Hubbard has received the Zora Neale Hurston Fellowship from Jack Jones Literary Arts Retreat. The fellowship is for a black prose writer from the South whose work "documents the complexity and vitality of the American South” and is funded by Lauren Groff.

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Evenings with an Author Series, 2019

Ladee Hubbard will be speaking about her work at the Evenings with an Author event on Sept 18, 2019 at the American library in Paris.


The Millay Colony For The Arts

Ladee Hubbard will be in residence at the Millay Colony in July, 2109

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Times Literary Supplement

Ladee’s review of the anthology “The New Daughters of Africa” edited by Margaret Busby appeared in the Times Literary Supplement, May 2019. Ladee thinks the cover is really beautiful.

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MacDowell Colony

Ladee Hubbard was in residence at MacDowell Colony in April 2019

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Gulf South Writer in the Woods

Ladee Hubbard has been named the second Gulf South Writer in the Woods.

Gulf South Writer in the Woods, a program of A Studio in the Woods and the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South, is designed to support the creative work, scholarship and community engagement of writers examining the Gulf South region.

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2019 National Black Writers Conference

Ladee Hubbard was a featured speaker at the National Black Writers Conference at Medgar Evers College, CUNY, 2019

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Women’s Leadership Institute Conference, 2019

Ladee Hubbard was the keynote speaker for the Women’s Leadership Institute Conference at Florida Atlantic University, March 15, 2019


Hurston/Wright Legacy Award Reading

The Hurston/Wright Legacy Award honors the best in Black literature in the United States and around the globe. Introduced in 2001, the Legacy Award was the first national award presented to Black writers by a national organization of Black writers. First fiction, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry honorees are selected in a juried competition. Join us to congratulate the 2017 nominees. Honorees speaking at this event will include Jacqueline Woodson, Patricia Bell-Scott, Ibram X Kendi, and Ladee Hubbard.


Workshop & Reading: LitSpace Writer’s Residency 2018

During her residency at the LitSpace Writer's Residency in St. Petersburg, Hubbard will be working on her followup to The Talented Ribkins. She will be giving a workshop for aspiring local novelists, which will be on Saturday, June 16th (1:00-3:00pm) at Morean Arts Center register HERE and a public reading on Sunday, June 10th (2:00pm) at The Studio@620. ($10.00 at the door.)

Pirates Alley Faulkner Society Reading

The Faulkner Society, Louisiana State Museum , and Faulkner House Books Cordially invite you to Meet the Authors:

Ladee Hubbard, author of the new novel, The Talented Ribkins, and

Zachary Lazar, author of the new novel, Vengeance

Sunday, May 20, 2018, 2:00 - 4:30 pm. The Presbytere at Jackson Square, New Orleans. 

Please RSVP for a FREE TICKET at falkhouse@aol.com.