Chattanooga Author David Magee Wins Independent Publishing Award

REPORTING: MICHAEL EDWARD MILLER

Chattanooga author David Magee recently won an IPPY award for his newest non-fiction book, The Education of Mr. Mayfield.  The IPPYs are independent publishing prizes, and they honor books that take chances, break new ground, and bring about societal change.

The book won the South East – Best Regional Non-Fiction Award.  Set both before and during the civil rights movement, it tells an unusual story about art, racism,and a secret student at Ole Miss.

Listen to an interview with David Magee about the book.

Read an excerpt of the book.

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