Milk screenwriter Dustin Lance Black just can't seem to stop the influx of accolades these days. The Writers Guild of America, West just announced he will be receiving the 2009 Paul Selvin Award,
which recognizes written work that embodies the spirit of constitutional rights and civil liberties.
"Lance Black's script reminds us that all it takes is a single spark to light the fuse of an entire movement," said WGA West president Patric Verone when he announced the honor.
Black will receive the award on stage at the WGA annual awards ceremony on Saturday, Feb. 7, where he is also nominated for Best Original Screenplay.