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Getting To Know Nina Foxx, La Jill Hunt, DMarcus Glasper, JT Wynn & Curtis Bunn

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Nina Foxx is an award-winning filmmaker, playwright, and novelist. She writes as both Nina Foxx and Cynnamon Foster. Her work has appeared on numerous bestseller lists around the country, and her films have won awards at the Sundance Film Festival, the Tribeca Film Festival, Cannes, and the Rome InternationalFilm Festival. Originally from Jamaica, New York, she lives with her family near Seattle, Washington, where she works in Human-Computer interaction for a major software company.

La Jill Hunt is a native of Mobile, AL who burst onto the literary scene in 2003 with her debut novel, Drama Queen. The memorable characters she created and the entertaining stories she told quickly drew best-selling success and a following of fans, young and old. Although known for her urban chic-lit novels, she has also contributed to the street anthology series Around the Way Girls, and penned an urban romance Another Sad Love Song. 

Curtis Bunn is an award-winning sports journalist in Washington, D.C. (his hometown), New York and Atlanta, Curtis made the transition in 2001 to novelist and has been crafting in-depth, humorous, insightful, smart stories that have become favorites of avid readers and book clubs across the country.

From Essence No. 1 bestselling Baggage Check to the most recent The Old Man In The Club (and everything in between), his books resonate with those who enjoy realistic stories that evoke all the emotions and are can’t-put-down works. He created the National Book Club Conference in 2003, and it has since evolved into one of the premier annual literary events that support African-American authors and readers (www.nationalbookclubconference.com).

D"Marcus Glasper writes poetry that touches the soul.

JT Wynn book is collection of poetry that deals with a heartbroken teen.