Wise Words Wednesday – Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston is one of my favorite writers/Authors from the Harlem Renaissance time period. I must make it my business to attend next years Zorafest!!

Lisa W. Tetting


This past weekend hundreds of people gathered in Eatonville, FL to celebrate the life and works of Miss Zora Neale Hurston. #zorafest She is one of my favorite authors and I wish I would have been able to attend this year. Unfortunately that did not work out, so I decided to honor her in my own small way. Here is my favorite quote from her:


If you are unfamiliar with Miss Hurston, she was a giant in the Harlem Renaissance. You may have seen a movie called “Their Eyes Were Watching God” staring Halle Berry. Well that movie is based a a great novel by Zora.  Below is a short clip from a documentary that I found on YouTube.I hope you enjoy…

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