Welcome to our new author/client, Dr. Daryl Cumber Dance, Professor of English, Emerita

Welcome to our new author/client, Dr. Daryl Cumber Dance, Professor of English, Emerita. Her latest book–a historical novella–will publish Fall 2020.

A List of Her Awards & Recognition

  • Legacy Award, Virginia State University
  • The Sojourner Truth Award from The African American Studies Program of George Mason University
  • Zora Neale Hurston Award, National Association of Black Storytellers Annual Conference
  • From My People won the Storytelling World Award
  • From My People selected as one of the “Top 10 African -American Nonfiction” books reviewed by Booklist
  • Sister Circle Book Award for Outstanding Anthology
  • National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education’s (NAFEO’s) Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award
  • Award of Distinction from The African American/Caribbean Cultural Arts Commission
  • Citation for Contributions to Caribbean Literature, by The Caribbean-American Association
  • VCU African-American Alumni honoree
  • Phi Beta Sigma Outstanding Faculty Award, VCU
  • VCU Humanities and Sciences Distinguished Research Award
  • Fifty Caribbean Writers named an outstanding reference book by Library Journal
  • VCU Arts and Sciences Lecturer Award
  • Black Arts Award for Excellence in the Literary Arts, Branches of the Arts

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