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  • What Is Street Lit? Panel Discussion

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    Urban fiction, also known as street lit or street fiction is a literary genre set in a city landscape; however, the genre is as much defined by the socio-economic realities and culture of its characters as the urban setting. The tone for urban fiction is usually dark, focusing on the underside of city living.
    According to Publishers Weekly Street lit, urban lit, or hip-hop lit—whatever you may call it—the popular and controversial genre generally focused on crime, sex, and violence set in African-American neighborhoods.  It is also a multi million dollar industry.
    Join Kisha Green as she chats with Best Selling Author, Al-Saadiq Banks, Shaun Sinclair and Aaron Bebo.

  • WOI Special - Host Marsha Casper Cook & Jean Joachim Discuss Writing

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    Please join Marsha Casper Cook on March 28th at 4EST 3CST 2MT 1PST when she welcomes Jean Joachim. Jean is an author and blogger and one of most gracious authors of her time. She comes to the aid of so many new authors as well as established authors with her carefully expressed advice. She has won awards and contests and is a bestselling author who doesn’t think any question you might ask is insignificant.
    It’s going to be a great show so mark your calendars or listen on demand after the show is aired.   https://jeanjoachimbooks.com/
    For more info on the show

  • Emerge In To Greatness!

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    Tiffany Boyle is the CEO and Editor-in-Chief of Emerge the Magazine, a national publication supporting small business owners. She is an expert in marketing. She believes heavily in networking and collaborations among business owners. She is also the program director for nonprofit, Access Virginia. 
    Tiffany founded Emerge the Magazine in 2014 to provide numerous avenues of exposure for business owners, entrepreneurs, and CEO's. 
    She has traveled extensively throughout the world networking, creating memories, making long lasting relationships, and helping others. 
    Contact Tiffany Boyle : 
    E-mail: Tiffany@emergethemagazine.com   Instagram: @ceo_emergethemagazine

  • Within The Chaos Special Guest Dakota Shortridge

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    Dakota Shortridge
    is the author of “On Pain Through Love” a collection of writings about abuse and attempting to overcome it. Dakota is a cat lady at heart with 3 fur babies, a love of trash reality TV and a passion for her job as an advocate for survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

  • From Negative 2 Positive: Life After Incarceration

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    Jemell Hill spent over two decades of his life as a drug dealing/entrepreneur that would always go to jail and lose his investments in the process. After his last arrest, Jemell Hill made a declaration to himself and his loved ones that upon his release he would commit wholeheartedly to rebuilding his businesses righteously. Novelist Blacc Topp  was raised on the streets of South Dallas, Texas. After the death of his father, feeling as though he had nowhere to turn he turned to the gang. The neighborhood gang, Dixon Circle 357um  Gangsta Crips is where he would learn to become ruthless and unfeeling. Although he was deep in the gang and game he continued his studies for fear that his mother would make him move to Florida. By the age nineteen he had been shot three times and was on his way to the Texas   Department of Corrections with a forty year prison sentence for distribution of narcotics.  After serving seven years he was granted parole (mainly due to his mother’s efforts). He used the education that he obtained inside to land a job at a top engineering firm in Texas. He began to chronicle his life, his mishaps and his capers which gave birth to The Hustle Chronicles, his debut novel and soundtrack of the same name. Shaka Senghor, a member of Oprah's SuperSoul 100, is a writer, mentor, and motivational speaker whose story of redemption has inspired thousands. While serving 19 years in prison, Senghor discovered redemption and responsibility through literature, his own writing, and the kindness of others. He is the author of six books, a former Director’s Fellow at the MIT Media Lab, a Community Leadership Fellow with the Kellogg Foundation, and the founder of The Atonement Project, which helps victims and violent offenders heal through the power of the arts.  

  • Authors Exposed ~

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    March 16 @ 7:00pm Eastern & 4:00pm Central, Call to Speak with Guest @ (267) 521-0177
    Author Marlessia Fontaine Yancey. The Author Forever Plus A Day’  A flow of a true love cut short by time and the lessons learned along the way. Find hope in this breath-taking adventure of who not only gave his heart to rejuvenate a lost soul; he gave his last breath to help her live on.  

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  • Author Suzette D. Harrison

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    Suzette D. Harrison, a native Californian and the middle of three daughters, grew up in a home where reading was required, not requested. Her literary “career” began in junior high school with the publishing of her poetry. While Mrs. Harrison pays homage to Alex Haley, Gloria Naylor, Alice Walker, Langston Hughes, and Toni Morrison as legends who inspired her creativity, it was Dr. Maya Angelou’s I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings that unleashed her writing. The award-winning author of Taffy is a wife and mother who holds a culinary degree in Pastry & Baking. Mrs. Harrison is currently cooking up her next novel…in between batches of cookies. 

  • Within The Chaos Special Guest Michael Huntington

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    Michael Huntington
    is a paranormal travel writer, researcher, and artist who has had a lifetime fascination for weird stories and strange encounters: especially UFOs. Michael travels to dozens of strange locations, each year, with his wife and young boys - documenting what they see. His photos and articles can be found on all social media and on his Huntington Strange Travels blog. His first travel book, "Strange Travels with Michael Huntington 2014-2016" will be available in 2017. The Huntington’s live in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

  • Author K'wan

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    Join Kisha Green as she chats with Author and Publisher, K'wan.
    K’wan has been featured in: Vibe, Pages, King, The Library Journal, Entertainment Weekly, The New York Press, and Time Magazine, to name a few.
    K’wan was also the recipient of the 2012 and 13 Street Lit Book Award Medals (SLBAM) in adult fiction for Eviction Notice and Animal.
    His credits also include featured commentary in the award winning Documentary Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp (produced by Ice-T) as well as a reoccurring guest role on TV-One’s Celebrity Crime Files.
    K’wan currently resides in New Jersey where he is working on his next novel.