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What We Learn When Writing a Memoir

Recently, when a neighbor’s son started medical school, he told me he would have to learn 15,000 new words in the next four years. What I found most interesting was that as a college graduate, his vocabulary already consisted of … Continue reading

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It was an honor to have Afterlife in Harlem to be among ten fiction nominees for the Phillis Wheatley award at the Harlem Book Fair. Harlem Book Fair Phillis Wheatley Book Awards

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Thanks, Max Rodriguez at QBR: The Black Book Review

     

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Guest Speaker at Author Series

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‘Hamilton.’ the Play Called Bold, Sexy…Historically Respectful

You may not be listening to me, but accolades keep pouring in for both Hamilton, the man, and the play  ‘Hamilton.” David Brooks calls it: “Bold…sexy, tear-jerking…historically respectful.” He could easily be saying this about my book, Afterlife in Harlem … Continue reading

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Husband’s Inaction & Reaction to my Novel, Afterlife in Harlem

So, my hubby and harshest writing critic, who mostly reads non-fiction, condescended to finally start reading my new novel, Afterlife in Harlem. He called me from work to say, “You left this morning before I could tell you that your … Continue reading

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IndieView Interview on Afterlife in Harlem

Though they lived hundreds of years apart, Bill Clinton and Alexander Hamilton, two white men, were important pioneers in the Harlem community.

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