I began receiving texts from friends as soon as Hurricane Harvey was named. And then, I started to receive messages from strangers via social media. This was not entirely uncommon. Ever since the release of my debt novel, The Truth About Awiti, readers and students want to discuss the theory that restless slave spirits are […]
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 […]
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,” […]
The 12th Annual Cavalcade of Authors Tour in Chicago is taking it back to the 1920s. Begin the weekend with the Welcome to the Cotton Club formal dinner in the Palladium Room in the fabulous Hotel Allegro, situated in the heart of downtown Chicago. Start Saturday with brunch at the Grand Lux Café on the Magnificent Mile, and then […]
This will be my second year attending The Harlem Book Fair, the United State’s largest African-American book fair and the nation’s flagship Black literary event. Held annually in Harlem, NY, the Harlem Book Fair features exhibition booths, panel discussions, book sales, and workshops. Notable participating authors have included Maya Angelou, Cornel West, Sonia Sanchez, Amiri Baraka, Walter Mosley, Terry McMillan, Touré, Farai Chideya, Stanley Crouch, Nelson […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Michele Lonoconus firstname.lastname@example.org 231-933-3699 Foreword Reviews’ 2015 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards Winners Announced Today, during the American Library Association’s Annual Conference,Foreword Reviews announced the winners for the 18th annual INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards. For a full list of the winners, searchable by genre, visit: https://indiefab.forewordreviews.com/winners/2015/ “Foreword’s INDIEFAB […]
A cruise to the Bahamas? Yes please! Fabulosity at Sea sets sail on June 17, 2016 and I look forward to speaking with attendees! Hello Caribbean!