‘Moonlight’ and ‘Atlanta’ Win Big at the WGA Awards

As awards season continues, Barry Jenkins and Donald Glover picked up a few more honors. The Writers Guild of America, East and West branches, handed out the 2017 Writers Guild Awards Sunday night and it was a great day for Black Writers.

Jenkins, who is nominated for two Academy Awards for Moonlight, took home the trophy for Best Original Screenplay. Atlanta creator and star Glover was also won big for his work on the FX series, garnering awards for Best Comedy and Best New Series.

Jenkins celebrated the win by sharing a photo of him, Moonlight playwright Tarell McCraney, and Glover.