Warm winter wishes to all... I'm a fan of books but I also loved some short reads as my favorites of 2020. All are worthy time fillers to cozy up with in any season!
We can all magnify our voices this year, to make some serious contributions and change some lives. I hope you take your ideas and visions- a new business, more love in your relationships, superior health, more education- to new heights.
About Marion Ettlinger: Marion Ettlinger graduated from the High School of Music and Art and The Cooper Union in New York City. She has been photographing writers since 1983. Her book Author Photo, Portraits: 1983-2002, containing more than 200 black-and-white portraits shot exclusively in natural light, was published by Simon & Schuster in 2003 (bio courtesy of Marion Ettlinger.com). … Continue reading Marion Ettlinger’s Author Photos: Black Writers Shot by Famed Literary Photographer
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 … Continue reading The Best Black & African-American Books of 2013