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It’s Too Early with Gwen Filosa 17: Deesha Philyaw

Deesha Philyaw’s debut short story collection, The Secret Lives of Church Ladies, won the 2021 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, the 2020/2021 Story Prize and the 2020 LA Times Book Prize: The Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction and was a finalist for the 2020 National Book Award for Fiction.

The short stories focus on Black women, sex, and the Black church. 

The Secret Lives of Church Ladies is being adapted for television by HBO Max with Tessa Thompson executive producing.

https://www.deeshaphilyaw.com/

Geoff Bergey

Florida Native, Traveler, Photographer, Lover of Life, Clouds and Key Lime Pie.

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