Join us at East City Bookshop for a reading, discussion, and book signing for the children’s series, Ana & Andrew. Ana & Andrew are always on an adventure! They live in Washington, DC with their parents, but with family in Savannah, Georgia and Trinidad, there’s always something exciting and new to learn about African American […]
“A few weeks ago, I received a rejection for my novel-in-progress. Now, I’m celebrating!” Initially, the rejection caused feelings of despair and hopelessness. I had an epic pity party. I even made my suffering public, sharing my disappointment on social media and inviting followers to join me in wallowing. I was only met with encouragement […]
On July 31, 2017, I officially signed my first book deal. It was almost two years to the date from my first author photo shoot. I remember smiling with such joy in my pictures – The Truth About Awiti was soaring as an indie novel, I had acquired agent representation, and a well-respected Senior Editor […]
I am excited to share that I was recently selected for my first writing residency! This spring, I will spend two weeks at The Lemon Tree House in Tuscany, Italy. I cannot wait to write all the words, eat all the pasta, and drink all the wine. One of my dear friends said I must […]
Author C.P. Patrick Talks Her Brilliant New Book Of Poetry And How She Stays Focused On Her Craft By Abi Ishola for Beyond Classically Beautiful C.P. Patrick is a writer and storyteller who revels in the opportunity to affirm that truth. These days that affirmation comes in the form of her second book titled, “Dear Ancestors,” […]
Dear Ancestors is available now! In her first collection of poetry, CP Patrick reflects on the history and complexities of the African diaspora. Dear Ancestors is a poetic homage to the past and present. Available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indie Bound, and at independent booksellers nationwide!
My first poetry collection, Dear Ancestors, will address the beauty and complexities of the African diaspora. Stay tuned! dear ancestors you survived you live on my full lips in the bend of my curls reflecting in the melanin dancing on my skin within the words i write speak your tears are my tears for our […]