Literary Agent Breaks Down How to Win in Self-Publishing

Literary Agent Breaks Down How to Win in Self-Publishing

by Dawn Hardy

The facts don’t lie. Everyone who publishes a successful book doesn’t have a deal with a major publisher.  Over the last two decades self-publishing... Read More

Noir Reads Delivers Books by Black Authors to Your Doorstep

Noir Reads Delivers Books by Black Authors to Your Doorstep

by #teamEBONY

In an effort to diversify the bookshelves of literature connoisseurs, Derick Brewer and Zellie Imani launched Noir Reads this week. The subscription service delivers... Read More

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Kwanza Osajyefo on Why We Need Black Superheroes Now More Than Ever

by AJ Springer

In a world that already fears and hates them – what if only Black people had superpowers? That’s the question Kwanza Osajyefo wanted to... Read More

Roxane Gay Takes Us Inside the ‘World of Wakanda’

Roxane Gay Takes Us Inside the ‘World of Wakanda’

by Britni Danielle

After Tuesday night’s presidential election results, many African-Americans are in need of an escape, and a land where Black Excellence reigns supreme—ruled by a... Read More

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Rest in Power: Gloria Naylor, Author of ‘The Women of Brewster Place,’ Has Died

by Britni Danielle

Gloria Naylor, a writer known for illuminating the stories of Black women, died of a heart attack on September 28 in the Virgin Islands,... Read More

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Simone Biles’ New Book Inspires You To Push For Excellence

by Melissa Kimble

After witnessing history being made in the 2016 Rio Olympics, NBA star LeBron James made the following statement about one of the leading elite... Read More

For Black Women Comic Book Writers Marvel’s Riri Williams is Bittersweet<br />

For Black Women Comic Book Writers Marvel’s Riri Williams is Bittersweet

by cameron-glover

I was 19 when I bought my first comic book. I had always loved them from afar—comics were the modern day Greek mythology, and... Read More

Terry McMillan’s Latest Is a Reminder It’s Not Too Late to Start Over

Terry McMillan’s Latest Is a Reminder It’s Not Too Late to Start Over

by Zainab Karim

Reading a Terry McMillan book feels like catching up with an old friend. Her characters are complex, witty, relatable, and steeped in reality. For... Read More

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Oprah to Star in ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’ for HBO

by Britni Danielle

What can't Oprah do? In addition to running her media empire, which includes a magazine, TV network, and studio, the former Queen of Daytime... Read More

Black Cartoonist Draws Lessons from Losses

Black Cartoonist Draws Lessons from Losses

by Adrienne Samuels Gibbs

Sometimes a denied prayer is the best blessing. At least that’s how it’s worked out for storied cartoonist Robb Armstrong, author of the widely... Read More