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Beverly Lowry

Beverly Lowry is the winner of this year’s Willie Morris Award for Southern Writing for nonfiction for her book Deer Creek Drive: A Reckoning of Memory and Murder in the Mississippi Delta. She is the author of six novels and four previous works of nonfiction. Her writing has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times, the Boston Globe, Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, Mississippi Review, Granta, and many other publications. She has received awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Texas Institute of Letters, and the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters. She lives in Austin, Texas.