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National Poetry Month’s Feature: Poet: Alisa Howard aka A. Howard
April 11th, 2024
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Poet’s Bio: Alisa Howard, formerly known in the publishing world as An Howard and most recently rebranded as A. Howard, is the Owner of AHP Writing and Editing Co., previously recognized as An Howard Publishing, established in 2011. Howard boasts a diverse portfolio as a published author, with her poetry collection, “Whispers of Words Spoken,” along with her roles as a writer and editor. Howard’s writing journey began in childhood, journaling stories and poetry, which evolved into professional roles including as a Paralegal, drafting legal documents, and later in Public Health, writing... Continue Reading

April 11th, 2024
National Poetry Month’s Feature: Poet Jahi Trotter
April 9th, 2024
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Poet’s Bio: Jahi Minkah Trotter was born in Atlanta, GA, and moved to Alabama when he was six years old. He has been writing poetry since he was 11 years old. He has written two poetry books: It Was Already Written (2016) and Adapting To Life: Poems and Quotes by Jahi Minkah Trotter (2020). He developed a love for filmmaking while receiving his bachelor’s degree in social science. Jahi decided to continue his quest for filmmaking at Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta, GA.  During his final two years at SCAD, Jahi was encouraged by his professors to go into acting while continuing... Continue Reading

National Poetry Month’s Feature: Poet Margaret Beaver
April 2nd, 2024
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Poet’s Bio: Margaret Beaver is an eighteen-year-old college freshman, mental health and LGBTQIA+ equality activist, and award-winning poet and novelist. She has been honored as a two-time consecutive Topical Winner of Live Poets Society of New Jersey publications, a recipient of the Readers’ Favorite Five-Star cover seal, and decorated with the Donna Lynn Quille Award for Best Advocacy Prose. Margaret is the founder of Margaret Beaver Books, a grassroots organization aspiring to aid the accessibility of treatment, education, and the arts. She writes nonfiction poetry collections and novels... Continue Reading

A Review of Lucky Man (The Tubby Dubonnet Series Book 6) by Tony Dunbar
March 31st, 2024
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This is the first time I’m reading anything by Tony Dunbar and it won’t be the last. Although this is the sixth book in the Tubby Dubonnet series, I am already loving Tubby. So, let’s meet him. Tubby is a lawyer who has given up booze, looking for his pay day from prior clients, and is now embroiled in a doozy of a case while on the brink of a potential love interest.  The doozy of a case involves Judge Al Hughes who calls Tubby because he is caught in a bind with District Attorney Marcus Dementhe who confronts him with dates, times, and places of having sex with a young lady (Sultana Patel).... Continue Reading

March 31st, 2024
Women’s History Month’s Feature: Sandra Cisneros, Novelist, Poet, Short Story Writer, and Artist
March 28th, 2024
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Hello book lovers! In celebration of Women’s History Month, I would like to present to you, novelist, poet, short story writer, and artist, Sandra Cisneros. She is a pivotal figure in Chicano literature and her work explores the formation of Chicano identity, the challenges of being caught between two cultures (Mexican and Anglo-American) and experiencing poverty. Her first novel, The House on Mango Street (1983) is a coming-of-age novel that has been translated worldwide and is taught in U.S. classrooms. She is also known for her short story collection, Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories... Continue Reading

March 28th, 2024
Women’s History Month’s Feature: Lucille Clifton, Poet, Writer, and Educator
March 26th, 2024

Hello book lovers! In celebration of Women’s History Month, I would like to present to you, poet, writer, and educator, Lucille Clifton. Born Thelma Lucille Sayles, in Depew, New York, she moved with her husband James Clifton and family to Baltimore, Maryland in 1967. In 1969, she published her first poetry collection, Good Times, that was listed by The New York Times as one of the year’s ten best books. Her collection of poems dealt with social, racial and political issues as well as her identity as a woman and as a poet. From 1971 to 1974, she was poet-in-residence at Coppin State University... Continue Reading

March 26th, 2024
Women’s History Month’s Feature: Min Jin Lee, Author, Journalist, and Lecturer
March 21st, 2024
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Hello book lovers! In celebration of Women’s History Month, I would like to present to you, author, journalist, Min Jin Lee. She is a Korean American author (former lawyer) who has written novels, short stories, and essays that have garnered praise and won several awards. Her debut novel, Free Food for Millionaires was published in 2007 and was named one of the Top 10 Novels by The Times of London, NPR’s Fresh Air, and USA Today; a notable novel by the San Francisco Chronicle; and a New York Times Editor’s Choice and other awards. In January 2021, it was announced that Lee and screenwriter... Continue Reading

March 21st, 2024
Women’s History Month’s Feature: Daisy Bates, Civil Rights Activist, Author, Publisher, Journalist, and Lecturer
March 19th, 2024
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Hello book lovers! In celebration of Women’s History Month, I would like to present to you, civil rights activist, author, publisher, journalist, and lecturer, Daisy Bates. She was the co-publisher (and owner along with her husband, L. C. Bates) of the Arkansas State Press, a weekly statewide newspaper with its first issue appearing on May 9, 1941. It primarily focused on advocacy journalism and was modeled off other African-American publications like the Chicago Defender and The Crisis. The newspaper was punished for supporting desegregation (Little Rock Segregation Crisis – The Little Rock... Continue Reading

March 19th, 2024
Women’s History Month’s Feature: Jean Houston, Ph.D., Author, Scholar, and Philosopher
March 14th, 2024
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Hello book lovers! In celebration of Women’s History Month, I would like to present to you, author and philosopher, Jean Houston, Ph.D. She is a visionary thinker and one of the founders of the Human Potential Movement which centers on the belief that humans can experience an exceptional quality of life through developing their human potential. She is an advisor to UNICEF in human and cultural development and has worked around the world (over 100 countries) with many spiritual leaders including the Dalai Lama in India. Since 2003, she has been working with the United Nations Development Program,... Continue Reading

March 14th, 2024
Women’s History Month’s Feature: Kiran Desai, Novelist
March 12th, 2024
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Hello book lovers! In celebration of Women’s History Month, I would like to present to you novelist, Kiran Desai. In 1998, her first novel, Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard received many accolades from literary figures such as Salman Rushdie. It won the Betty Trask Award, a prize given by the Society of Authors for best new novels by citizens of the Commonwealth of Nations under the age of 35. Her next novel, The Inheritance of Loss won the 2006 Man Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Fiction Award.  In May 2007, she was the featured author at the inaugural Asia House Festival... Continue Reading

March 12th, 2024