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Tiya Miles

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2021 National Book Award winner for Non-Fiction

Tiya Miles is professor of history and Radcliffe Alumnae Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and director of the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History at Harvard University. She is a recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship and the Hiett Prize in the Humanities from the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture. Miles is the author of All That She Carried, winner of the 2021 National Book Award for Non-Fiction; The Dawn of Detroit, which won the Frederick Douglass Book Prize, among other honors; as well as the acclaimed books Ties That Bind, The House on Diamond Hill, The Cherokee Rose: A Novel of Gardens and Ghosts, and Tales from the Haunted South, a published lecture series.

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