Emmy Award Winner Tamron Hall in Conversation with Texas Writer Award Recipient Attica Locke
7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
In As the Wicked Watch—the debut novel from Emmy Award winner, former TODAY Show host, and Luling, TX–born journalist Tamron Hall—a reporter unravels the mystery of two Black girls murdered by a serial killer terrorizing Chicago. With Edgar Award–winning author and Texas Writer Award recipient (2019) Attica Locke, Hall discusses her writing, her philanthropy with the Tamron ♥ Renate Fund, the similarities between her and protagonist Jordan Manning, and being a woman of color in the newsroom.


  • Moderator: Attica Locke, 2019 Texas Writer Award recipient
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Tamron Hall, As the Wicked Watch

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