By Bernard A. Drew
Here is a one cease source, containing a hundred profiles of your favourite modern African American writers, besides entire lists in their works. targeting writers who've made their mark long ago 25 years, this consultant stresses African American writers of renowned and style literature-from Rochelle Alers and Octavia Butler, and Samuel Delaney to Walter Mosley, and Omar Tyree, with a couple of vintage literary giants additionally incorporated. brief profiles supply an summary of the author's lifestyles and summarize his or her writing accomplishments. Many are observed via black-and-white images of the writer. The biographies are by way of a whole record of the author's released works.Where are you able to locate information regarding renowned, modern African American authors? sites might be tough to find and unreliable, really for the various more moderen authors, and their contents are inconsistent and infrequently misguided. even though there are various reference works on African American writers, the emphasis has a tendency to be on ancient and literary authors. here is a unmarried quantity containing a hundred profiles of your favourite modern African American writers, in addition to lists in their works. brief profiles offer an summary of the author's lifestyles and summarize his or her writing accomplishments. Many are followed via black-and-white photographs of the writer. The biographies are through an entire record of the author's released works. concentrating on writers who've made their mark some time past 25 years, this consultant covers African American writers of renowned and style literature?€”from Rochelle Alers, Octavia Butler, and Samuel Delaney to Walter Mosley, Omar Tyree, and Zane. a number of vintage literary giants who're well-liked by modern readers also are included?€”e.g., Maya Angelou, Toni Morrison, and Richard Wright. Readers who need to know extra approximately their favourite African American authors or locate different books written by means of these authors, scholars studying AA authors for stories and papers, and educators looking historical past info for periods in African American literature will locate this advisor necessary. (High college and up.)
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Live in Los Angeles. She has two children. The author gave up teaching to become a writer. After taking a class with author Toni Cade Bambara, she began freelance writing for the New York Times, Washington Post, Ebony, Essence, and other publications. She eventually became a commentator on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition. Her first book, Successful Women, Angry Men, examines marital relationships as women rise higher on the success ladder than their husbands. She followed that with Sweet Summer: Growing Up with and without My Dad, a remembrance of coming to grips with being a child of divorce.
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James Guide to Science Fiction Writers. Although some of his books have been violent, critics have noted a devotion to plot development, pacing, and characterization. “My primary area of interest is human mental and physical development,” Barnes told Contemporary Authors Online. “To this end I research psychology, parapsychology, and kinesiology, practice and teach martial arts, and meditate and study comparative religious philosophy. ” Barnes has written entries in the Star Wars and Star Trek franchises.