Dolen Perkins-Valdez: On History’s Untold Stories

Dolen Perkins-Valdez is the New York Times bestselling author of Wench and Balm. She was a finalist for two NAACP Image Awards and the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award for fiction, and was awarded the First Novelist Award by the Black Caucus of the ALA. Find her on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram.

Dolen Perkins-Valdez

In this post, Dolen discusses how a personal curiosity evolved into a different need to share in her new historical fiction novel, Take My Handher hope for other writers, and more!


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