You may read my essay "10 Black Writers to Read Now" over at BlogHer if you haven't done so here. Thank you!
My Story IN 21 DAYS as part of Winter Tangerine Review’s “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” Project
Proud for the beautiful opportunity to be featured in this project published by Winter Tangerine Review. My story "In 21 Days" appears. I wrote the story to provide my energy to the reality of a disproportionate number of Black Americans who are sentenced to hard time or who await the death penalty.
Terpischore’s Atrium with Kalisha Buckhanon
I am happy and blessed to share my interview with Shinjini Bhattacharjee, Editor-in-Chief of the fine new literary journal Hermeneutic Chaos, which published a portion of my new novel with much encouragement and interest. My interview appears in the journal’s companion blog Morphemic Morphology. I hope our words inspire you. Blessings, Kalisha
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Welcome to Terspischore’s Atrium, where the Hermeneutic Chaos editors find delight in the elfin task of confronting their contributing authors with some really tough questions.
Today, our Editor-in-Chief Shinjini Bhattacharjee interviews Kalisha Buckhanon, who is undoubtedly one of the most talented writers in the contemporary literary milieu. Her debut venture, Upstate, was published in 2006 to massive critical acclaim, and won an American Library Association ALEX Award and an Audie Award in Literary Fiction for its audiobook, besides being a Hurston-Wright Foundation Debut Fiction finalist. Her sophomore novel, Conception, was greeted with much greater enthusiasm, and won a Friends of American Writers Adult Literature Award. Kalisha has been awarded an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship in Prose; a Zora Neale Hurston/Bessie Head Fiction Award at the Gwendolyn Brooks Black Literature and Writing Conference, for her short story “Card Parties” ; the Terry McMillan Young Author Award at the National Book Club Conference; an Honorable Mention in…
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My work on ID Channel’s “Deadly Affairs” airs this Friday, December 5.
In case you've missed me this season on Investigation Discovery Channel's Deadly Affairs true-crime docudrama, hosted by Emmy Award-winning actress and one of my personal childhood favorites Susan Lucci, Friday afternoon is a chance to catch up. I appear back-to-back on the cable network at 2:00 p.m. EST and again at 4:00 p.m. EST. I join law enforcement, … Continue reading My work on ID Channel’s “Deadly Affairs” airs this Friday, December 5.
Romantic excerpt of my new novel in Gravel Literary Magazine…
University of Arkansas's gravel. lit mag publishes an excerpt of my new novel SOLEMN, and they so sweetly describe this tender portion as "Kalisha Buckhanon says yes to love and life," in my piece entitled "Expecting."
My work, Remembering Director Mike Nichols Through His Movies, featured on BlogHer.
I was informed again I am featured on BlogHer during this National Blog Posting Month: this time, for my listing of Mike Nichols' works I admire. Thanks to BlogHer and enjoy!
“Drinking Alone”…my story debuts in Intellectual Refuge
Just in time for Friday Happy Hour...My story "Drinking Alone" debuts in Intellectual Refuge literary journal...