Zora Neale Hurston: Media Kit

Welcome, media.

For press releases, photos, and information about Florida literary great Zora Neale Hurston, the subject of our on-going summer workshops for teachers from all over the United States:

"Discovering Zora" Press Release

July 6, 2008 - ‘Living Legend’ shares tales of friend, author Hurston

Zora Photos

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Zora Neale Hurston in the 1930s standing next to publications produced by the Depression-era Works Progress Administration.



Zora smoking.



A sketch of Zora Neale Hurston by an unknown artist.



Zora Neale Hurston (left) and Rochelle French listen to Gabriel Brown playing guitar in Eatonville in 1935.



Zora Neale Hurston takes a break from collecting folklore in 1930s Florida.