Glory Edim’s anthology ☛WELL-READ BLACK GIRL: FINDING OUR STORIES, DISCOVERING OURSELVES [pub: Ballatine Books] is finally here! Avid readers around the globe waited with breath that is baited for this collection of original essays by the likes of Jesmyn Ward, Jacqueline Woodson,
Happiest of pub days to Imani Perry! ☛LOOKING FOR LORRAINE: THE RADIANT AND RADICAL LIFE OF LORRAINE HANSBERRY [pub: Beacon Press] is the Princeton University professor’s third book published in 2018 alone! Featured above is the trailer for PBS’ Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart which aired in January of this year.
Don’t you just love a great anthology? I cannot wait to dive into Jennifer N. Baker‘s ☛EVERYDAY PEOPLE: THE COLOR OF LIFE — A SHORT STORY ANTHOLOGY [pub: Atria Books]. New Yorkers can check her out at Astoria Bookshop on September 10th and Greenlight Bookstore October 1st.
I met Ntozake Shange in 2010 at the annual National Book Club Conference in Atlanta. I felt like the luckiest debut novelist that I was. Not only had Curtis Bunn, the founder of NBCC, asked me to sit on a panel, but he’d invited me to sign and sell my first novel ☛THE CHEATING CURVE [pub: Dafina Books],
What’s cookin’? ☛THE FAMILY TABLE: RECIPES AND MOMENTS FROM A NOMADIC LIFE [pub: Morrow Cookbooks] by the multi-talented family that is Jazz Smollett-Warwell, Jake Smollett, Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Jussie Smollett drops today. Catch the Smollett quartet in New York City at Barnes & Noble Tribeca at 6pm.