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

(left) Mervyn Morris and Beverly East

6 Caribbean Writers to Discover This Summer

by Kristin Braswell

There is a place on the South Coast of Jamaica called Treasure Beach where frothy turquoise waves whip violently into jagged rocks and aloe... Read More

Lauren Francis-Sharma

'Til the Well Runs Dry':
The Anatomy of a Debut Novel

by Demetria Irwin

Lauren Francis-Sharma’s debut novel ‘Til the Well Runs Dry is a tale of unorthodox love between Marcia Garcia and Farouk Karam in Trinidad during... Read More

Nathan McCall Makes Me Wanna Holler

Nathan McCall:
20 Years After 'Makes Me Wanna Holler'

by Nicholas L. Washington

Nathan McCall has a life that most authors would envy. If one were to stroll across the campus of Emory University, where he is now... Read More

Tiphani Montgomery

From Teen Mom to Best Selling Author

by Princess Gabbara

“Get up and go harder!” has become Tiphani Montgomery’s personal mantra over the years. The best-selling author has a true 'started from the bottom'... Read More

Remembering Chinua Achebe

Remembering Chinua Achebe

by Jo Nubian

How does one begin to pay tribute to Chinua Achebe—author, educator, critic and battler of colonialism’s sticky, shameful, single-story residue?  It is an insoluble... Read More

Black Literary Agency Broadens Opportunities For Authors of Color

Black Literary Agency Broadens Opportunities For Authors of Color

by Margena A. Christian

Since book publishers have a difficult time marketing, publicizing and promoting quality books by African-American authors, seasoned literary agent Regina Brooks is stepping to... Read More