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Posts by Kisha Green

2017 AAMBC Literary Awards Nominees

Congrats to all of the talented nominees! Find out who will take home the trophy on June 10th. Get your tickets at today!! Literary Activist Troy Johnson Curtis Bunn  Jeff Friday  Malaika Adero Lasheera Lee Book Club of the Year 556 Book Chicks Sistah Girls Book Club  Keys and No Locks Book Club Literary…

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Singer Kelly Rowland Expecting A Baby Too?

  Well not an actual baby but… Kelly Rowland speaks openly and honestly in her debut book ( her baby) for moms about motherhood. The book, Whoa Baby is due out this Spring and is just a realistic approach to motherhood and all of the changes that comes with it. According to her book publisher’s…

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Beyonce Pregnant With TWINS!!!

  Hold up!  Wait a minute!!!! Yes, Beyonce is pregnant with twins. Read that line again. Yes, pregnant…The 20- time Grammy winner announced today via her Instagram that she is indeed expecting not one but two babies with her husband, Jay Z. On her Instagram she said holding her new baby bump. “We would like…

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African American Lit Is Here To Stay!

What is African American Lit? If you ask 10 people, I bet that you will get 10 different answers. For the most part, many will simply say that it is books that are written by black authors. Well, let me be the first one to tell you that there is so much more to African…

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2016 African American Literary Awards Show Nominees Announced

Fiction Sadeqa Johnson – Second House from the Corner Terry McMillian – I Almost Forgot About You Tia Williams – The Perfect Find Bernice McFadden – The Book of Harlan Eric Jerome Dickey – The Blackbirds Biography/Memoir Angie Martinez – My Voice: A Memoir Corey Pegues – Once a Cop: The Street, the Law, Two…

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Get Familiar Series: Al-Saadiq Banks

Best Selling Crime Novelist, Al-Saadiq Banks sits down with Kisha Green in a candid interview about literary industry platforms, legacies and self publishing. There are plenty jewels dropped in this interview.

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Can They Save Langston Hughes’ Home?

  CNN reports that the home of one the most prolific writers of his time, Langston Hughes is for sale for a reported three million dollars. Pressure to sell “Hughes House” is escalating. The current owner listed it for a $1 million a few years ago, but it didn’t sell. For now, the home sits…

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Marcus Books Coming Back to San Francisco

Marcus Books is coming back to San Francisco and the big announcement comes on the heels of the  union of Marcus Books and the African American Arts and Culture Complex (AAACC) in the Fillmore District of San Francisco. The store was a landmark for over 33 years.  The Victorian had previously been home to Jimbo’s Bop…

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Celebration of Literary Love

  There was a lot of literary love this weekend in Atlanta which has turned into the literary Mecca for readers and authors in a short time. The weekend dedicated to readers and the industry greats we know and love. To kick off such a great weekend was the Black Pearls Chocolate Social hosted by Ella Curry who showcased…

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