Looking Back at the WPA Federal Writers’ Project – 85 years Later

Zora Neale Hurston: Author, Folklorist, Filmmaker, WPA Florida Writers Project

“If the Writers’ Project had only ever kept young, broke writers like Zora Neale Hurston, Kenneth Rexroth and John Cheever off the dole, it would have been enough.”

David Kipen
May 6, 2020

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85 years ago, FDR saved American writers. Could it ever happen again?

21st Century Federal Writers’ Project – H.R.3054
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