2012 ODU Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient
“Zelda gives us an unflinching view of the human spirit surviving adversity, confronting despair with stubbornness and wry humor, and achieving levels of insight that display a genuine sense of compassion.”
— Dorothy Allison, author of Bastard Out of Carolina
“Fifth Born II is a rich and important tale.
This story breathes fire, but it
does not scorch – it is the type of fire
that warms and enlightens.”
— Randall Kenan
author of A Visitation of Spirits
Zelda Lockhart designs and facilitates workshops for adults and children. Her objective is to empower people to self-define, and take command of their own destiny through the arts.
“As a speaker, Zelda inspires not just close listening, but activity. She shares a measure of her own spirit and energy with everyone in the room.”
— Ed Southern, Executive Director
North Carolina Writer’s Network