Attica Locke

Born in Houston, Texas, Attica Locke has worked in film and television for over ten years. She has written movie scripts for Paramount, Warner Bros., Disney, Twentieth Century Fox and most recently completed an adaptation of Stephen Carter’s The Emperor of Pictures. She now lives in Los Angeles. Black Water Rising is her first novel, and was shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2010.

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