God is good…I have to truly say this was probably my best birthday month ever, starting with friends in Chicago and going to beautiful life in Harlem, NY. … More April in Harlem….
20 Years Later: This summer Harlem’s famed Apollo Theatre will present the musical adaptation of E. Lynn Harris’s debut novel, Invisible Life.. … More I Miss E. Lynn Harris.
2013 was a phenomenal year in literature for Black/African-American authors as well as the readers who love them. From a thirtysomething Chicagoan who re-defined the art of the ‘rant’ in her first book of essays (Samantha Irby’s Meaty) to a respected non-fiction author trying her hand for the first time at a novel (Rebecca Walker’s Ade: A Love … More The Best Black & African-American Books of 2013