Regina Porter

Regina Porter’s debut novel, The Travelers, will be published in June. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, she has published fiction in the Harvard Review and Tin House. She was born in Savannah, Georgia, and lives in Brooklyn.
June 11, 2019

Zora Neale Hurston’s lessons in writing a love story

At one point, sitting in the Beinecke Library, I closed my eyes and let my fingers fall on random sentences of Hurston’s masterwork. Word for word, sentence for sentence, Their Eyes Were Watching God was damn near flawless.