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 […]
I am excited to return to my alma mater, University of South Florida! The Truth About Awiti is part of the required reading list for students enrolled in “Black Women & Spirituality” and “Literature by Women of Color.” I look forward to a lively discussion with students and faculty.
I recently completed my first BookBub promotion, and it definitely ranks in the top 5 of my indie publishing experiences. The Truth About Awiti soared to the top of Best Sellers lists and found herself sharing the top three spot with Chimamanda Adiche and recent Man Booker Prize winner, Marlon James. My promotion ran on […]
Since the publication of The Truth About Awiti, I rarely have time to read for pleasure… and man, do I miss it. These days I find myself researching and reading materials for my current work-in-progress. And I’ll be honest. Sometimes reading for a purpose just isn’t as fun. It’s work. It’s been said many times […]
The Huffington Post recently published, “25 Books By Black Authors From 2015 You Need To Read.” I am so excited to share The Truth About Awiti made the list! This year was filled with thought-provoking, page-turning, nail-biting and “aha” inducing literature. From fiction to non-fiction, there were some undoubtedly moving books by black authors that deserves […]