Jacinda Townsend '95 | Saint Monkey: National Library Week Celebration

Duke Law celebrated National Library Week with Jacinda Townsend, Law '95, author of "Saint Monkey." Professor Townsend's novel tells the story of the special friendship between two girls as they grow into young women in the Jim Crow South of the 1950s and early 1960s. "Saint Monkey" was published in 2014 and continues to receive recognition and awards, including the James Fenimore Cooper award for historical fiction and the Kafka Prize for Fiction.

Co-sponsored by Goodson Law Library, the Black Law Students Association and the Women Law Students Association.