Brontez Purnell

Clip: Season 1 | 6m 46s

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Award winning author, choreographer, musician, and performance artist, Brontez channels his smalltown Alabama upbringing throughout all of his work. In 2018 he won the Whiting Award in fiction for Since I Laid My Burden Down, a uniquely Southern coming of age novel written with candor, affection, and humor.

Aired: 06/28/19 | Rating: NR

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