Award winning author, ReShonda Tate Bilingsley is the national bestselling author of more than 40 books. She writes both adult and teen fiction, as well as nonfiction. Several of her books have been optioned for movies, including her sophomore novel, Let the Church Say Amen, directed by actress Regina King, and produced by TD Jakes and Queen Latifah. ReShonda made her on-screen movie debut in the film, which aired in August 2015 and was one of BET’s highest rated original programs. Two more of ReShonda’s books will become movies on TV One (The Secret She Kept, which ReShonda also makes an appearance in, airing July 10, 2016) and (The Devil is a Lie, airing Fall of 2016).
A highly sought-after motivational speaker and award-winning poet, ReShonda is the recipient of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literature for her book Say Amen, Again and was also nominated for her books Mama’s Boy and The Secret She Kept.
ReShonda, along with National Best Selling author, Victoria Christopher Murray, is the co-founder of Brown Girls Books, a boutique publishing company aimed at producing quality books from fresh voices and fan favorites. The company boasts a roster of more than 40 authors. ReShonda and Victoria are also the founders of WritersPro, which provides digital and live workshops to help new, established and veteran writers take their talents to the next level. Visit http://www.reshondatatebillingsley.com for more information.