African American Authors

Fiction books by African authors

Fiction books by African authors

Children of Gebelawi Naguib Mahfouz (1981) Originally serialised in a Cairo newspaper, Children of Gebelawi is an allegory for the religious…

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Best books by African American authors

Best books by African American authors

Black women authors dominated 2015. Emerging and renowned Black women writers penned relatable fictional and non-fiction stories about everything…

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Books for Black people

Books for Black people

What were you doing when you were in the sixth grade? Probably not starting a social movement like 11-year-old Marley Emerson Dias from West…

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African American authors romance

African American authors romance

It s All About Love: Romance Readers Speak Out by Gwendolyn E. Osborne Many Americans hold preconceived notions about romance fiction without…

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Great American Magazines

Great American Magazines

Meet Steve Kershner ! “We’ve known Steve for what is now decades and with great certainty can say Steve is the consummate salesperson; goal-oriented…

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New books by African American authors

New books by African American authors

Few institutions seem more opposed than African American literature and J. Edgar Hoover’s white-bread Federal Bureau of Investigation. But behind…

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Best Selling African American authors

Best Selling African American authors

A curious designation, but one I am proud of. It came, appropriatelt so, with no parades, no announcements, no public events, no press conference…

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Contemporary African American authors

Contemporary African American authors

Langston Hughes The Return of Simple This collection of short stories revolves around Hughes s character, Jesse B. Semple (a.k.a. Simple), introduced…

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African American Childrens authors

African American Childrens authors

Author Award Winner Kadir Nelson, author and illustrator of “Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans” (Balzer + Bray, an imprint…

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Most Influential African-Americans

Most Influential African-Americans

This is the first in a five-part series introducing some of Wisconsin’s most influential African American leaders in business, civil service…

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Best books in American literature

Best books in American literature

Lists! People love lists. I do, too. For those of you looking for a list of Best Books published in 2014, by American Indians/First Nations writers…

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African American Christian Fiction authors

African American Christian Fiction authors

In recent years, Christian and inspirational fiction has really blossomed, and new writers are entering the field every day. Here are some authors…

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Best African American Authors

Best African American Authors

Booklist Starred Review Educator and historian Alphonse Keasley hosts and narrates this eight-part series that traces the history of African…

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African American Women authors

African American Women authors

*The birth of Ann Plato around 1820 is celebrated on this date. She was a nineteenth century Black educator and author. Plato was born in Hartford…

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Authors alphabetical list

Authors alphabetical list

Imagine you’re sitting in a movie theater. As the film begins, actors’ names flash across the screen. The order of the names is determined by…

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