Redwood and Wildfire

Redwood and Wildfire

By Andrea Hairston

Aqueduct Press, Paperback, 9781933500522, 439pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2011



About the Author
Andrea Hairston is a Professor Theater and AFro-American Studies at Smith College, as well as the Artistic Director of Chrysalis theatre. Her plays have been produced at Yale Rep, Rites and Reason, the Kennedy Center, Stage West, and on Public Radio and Television. She has received many awards for her writing and directing, including an NEA Grant to Playwrights, a Ford Foundation grant and a Shubert Fellowship for Playwrighting. MINDSCAPE is her first novel.


Praise For Redwood and Wildfire
"Andrea Hairston's writing has the capacity to take you places you had no idea you even wanted to go until she drops you down where you least expected and invites you to make yourself at home. Redwood and Wildfire carries us along on an amazing journey of struggle and spirit, love and loss, its wisdom ultimately coming from Hairston's extraordinary ability to illuminate the mysterious power that only comes with surrender to the things we know, but can't always see. For her long time admirers, this is the book we've been waiting for her to write. For those just discovering her work, welcome to a brand new world. Andrea Hairston has been waiting for you."

— Pearl Cleage, author of What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day