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St Louis Lit in the Lou Book Festival

Speaking about “Sugar Hill Where the Sun Rose Over Harlem” at Lit in the Lou Pub Crawl. I teamed with Wash U Prof., Henry Schivey, fellow memoirist. Our location, because of noise in the gallery, was the back room of … Continue reading

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What We Learn When Writing a Memoir

Recently, when a neighbor’s son started medical school, he told me he would have to learn 15,000 new words in the next four years. What I found most interesting was that as a college graduate, his vocabulary already consisted of … Continue reading

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****Book Review: BettyVille by George Hodgman

George Hodgman, the author of Bettyville, a moving and often funny memoir, is a middle aged gay man who lives in New York City. For months at a time, he puts his life on hold and returns to Paris, Missouri … Continue reading

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2015 Harlem Book Fair

A busy weekend and a long day at the Harlem Book Fair. Besides selling all the copies of Sugar Hill Where the Sun Rose Over Harlem, the best part of the day was meeting so many interesting people. I told … Continue reading

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It was an honor to have Afterlife in Harlem to be among ten fiction nominees for the Phillis Wheatley award at the Harlem Book Fair. Harlem Book Fair Phillis Wheatley Book Awards

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Bill Clinton Loves Being Connected to Harlem After fifteen years, Bill is still faithful to Harlem. Some residents feel he abandoned the community when he moved his main office to the city’s business district. Not me. He still maintains an … Continue reading

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