"Insecure" Star Issa Rae Options "Silver Sparrow" by AW75 Presenter Tayari Jones

May 14, 2019 – Issa Rae, lead actress and creator of the HBO show “Insecure,” has optioned the film rights to “Silver Sparrow” by Tayari Jones. Rae plans to produce the film version of the 2011 novel, which is set in Atlanta. Learn more in this article by Leigh Haber for O, The Oprah Magazine.

Jones will join other esteemed writers and artists at the Alice Walker 75 event on July 13, 2019, in Eatonton, Ga.