Aisha Ford is a Christian who writes inspirational
fiction. Her goal is to write stories that represent
African Americans in a positive way.
Alex began his writing career writing poetry. His
first novel incorporates his love of poetry into the
Alonda has composed several novels, as well as a variety
of short stories.
A writer of 9 novels, Angela is the winner of multiple
writing awards, including Best Multicultural Romance
Angela was awarded Honorable Mention from Ebony for
one of her short stories and is the founder of the
Not only does Angela write novels, she’s also
co-producer for the tv sitcom Scrubs.
Angie is a published author with multiple publishers.
Currently she has 14 books available for purchase.
One of the most read columnists in the African American
press over the last 15 years, Anthony has authored
2 books as well.
Barbara is the author of several mystery related books.
Not only is Ms Williams an author, she’s also
an independent publisher. She travels doing motivational
speaking and conducting seminars and workshops.
Barbara is the author of the popular Blanche White
mystery novels. Her short stories have also been displayed
in multiple media sources.
One of Bebe’s books was one of the Best of 2001
by the LA Times. She’s written articles for
the New York times as a journalist.
Bernadene was born in Post-Prohibition times, and
she has chosen to write about events that she first
heard about as a child. Multiple novels have followed
Bernadette is an accomplished author of 4 novels,
continuing with her writing career even still.
Bernice began writing after being laid off from a
job. She also writes under the name Geneva Holliday.
Bette is the author of 10 novels in the romance genre.
One was nominated for Romantic Times “Reviewers
Self publishing his first book before being signed
by a publisher, Brandon has continued to go on and
write multiple suspense thrillers.
Even holding down a full time job, Brenda manages
to write multiple books each year. She has received
numerous rewards for her written art.
Writer of Christian fiction, Brenda plans to advance
her writing to non-fiction as well.
Brian wrote while attending college, and then he entered
the corporate world. Later, he quit his desk job to
begin writing full time.
Another corporate-American turned full time writer,
C. Kelly wrote his first book and then re-released
it by a different name. This time, it became a best
Writing about African American heroes and heroines,
Candice likes writing stories that will leave her
readers feeling refreshed and hopeful.
Celeste, a romance author with 15 books under her
belt, writes romance because she believes in “happily
Chassie writes mystery novels and has four novels,
all with the character Leigh Ann Warren. She, however,
began writing in the young adult genre.
Featured in Curve Magazine, as well as several other
publications, Cheril has penned 4 novels thus far.
She has also published poems and short stories.
Dante is an entrepreneur and also the author of "Black Business Secrets: 500 Tips, Strategies and Resources for the African American Entrepreneur " - which addresses the statistics that Black business owners are more likely to fail than their white counterparts.
Although E. Lynn was unable to find a publisher at
first, he published his first novel himself. Once
he received the acclaim he deserves, his career has
gone on from there.
A syndicated newspaper columnist and CNN political
analyst, who is also the author of nine different
books on race and politics.
Eric is the author of several best-selling novels,
and is well liked and respected by female readers.
Originally from Memphis, he has also worked as a school
teacher and stand-up comic.
Farrah is an author, motivational speaker, and entrepreneur
who made his first million at the age of 12. His first
book was "Reallionaire", and his second
book was "Get Real, Get Rich".
Currently Gayle has 2 published novels, the second
a follow up (not a sequel, as she says) to the first.
She has another novel on the way.
A self-taught writer who has written 9 books including
There Be Pain, What’s Done in the
Dark, and Distant Love. She has been
featured in several publications including USA Today.
Grace began her Harlem mystery series with the book
“If I Should Die,” and she has continued
to write 3 more with another on the way.
Harrine is the CEO of a company that helps people
repair their credit. She is also the author "How
To Get Out of Debt" - a popular step-by-step
self help book.
An accomplished musician and the critically acclaimed
author of The Color of Water and Miracle
at St. Anna. He is also a former staff writer
for The Washington Post, People Magazine, and the
Janet passed away a year ago in April of cancer, but
not before writing 9 novels. Her writings will live
J.L is a New York Times best-selling author
of "On The Down Low" and "Coming Up
From The Down Low". He also has publishing company
Urban Moon publishing.
E. Quinones Miller
Publishing her first book herself, Karen went on the
write 4 other bestselling novels. Even though she
had to have surgery for a brain tumor, she continues
This controversial sex symbol and New York Times
best-selling author has authored several books
about her sexual experiences with celebrities
- including Lil Wayne, Busta Rhymes, and even
HBO's Bill Maher.
Koran is the University of North Florida’s
All-Time Leading Scorer and founder of JumpStartHoops.com.
He is also the author of Everyone Hates
a Ball Hog but They All Love a Scorer: The Complete
Guide to Scoring Points On and Off the Basketball
Lawrence is a writer of short stories and has received
LeShawn has published author of 2 books, and he has
also written songs for a Unityfest cd project.
Michael is a best-selling author, and now the popular
host of the Michael Baisden show - an African American
targeted radio show nationally-syndicated.
The author of 14 books, Michael is an intellectual
socially-conscious author who is also a professor
at Georgetown University. Ebony magazine named him
one of the hundred most influential blacks.
Minnie began her career with a book of short fiction
stories, and she is currently in the process of her
Monica is a writer of both fiction and nonfiction.
She penned an article that appeared in the Journal
of American Academy of Physicians Assistants.
So far Nina has published 5 novels and has had a short
story appear in Wanderlust. Her 4th novel was successfully
adapted into a musical.
A 2006 Phillis Wheatley Literary Award winner, Omar
has published 15 books thus far. He’s been recognized
as one of the most renowned contemporary writers in
the Black community.
A best-selling author from New York who has sold nearly
200,000 urban novels. Recently signed a deal with
G-Unit books - a company owned by rapper 50 Cent.
Sandra’s first book was optioned by HBO and
Lifetime. She was the first black writer to ever publish
Due to the rejections she received from publishing
companies, Shannon Davis decided to start her own.
She has 3 novels at this point.
Shelia has already received at least 10 awards for
her writings. She has 3 novels and one on the way.
Vickie is the queen of urban novels. After writing
her first novel, she sold thousands of copies independently
and went to launch Triple Crown Publications.
A New York Times best-selling author, Zane has written
several books that collectively have sold more than
250,000 copies. In addition to being an author, she
is also the founder and publisher of Strebor Books