On June 13, 2013, Eartha Watts-Hicks was recognized as a literary "game changer" by the NYCHA branch of the NAACP and presented with the Just R.E.A.D. Award in the fiction category.
Eartha is a member of the acclaimed Harlem Writers Guild and an honors graduate of the State University of New York, College at Old Westbury. For years, she was a stay-at-home mom. The former editor and director of publications for Cultivating Our Sisterhood International Association's COSIAnet, Eartha, a freelance writer, blogs for FutureExecutives.org. Her articles appeared in numerous online publications. Eartha is also a songwriter & music publisher registered with the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP).
Her first novel, Love Changes, a novel with a soon-to-be released companion music soundtrack, was the culmination of years of independent study, and continuing education coursework in creative writing, fiction, and poetry she received at Marymount Manhattan College, City College of New York, and the Frederick Douglass Creative Arts Center.
For interviews, readings, panel discussions, and facilitation of writing workshops, please send an inquiry to email@example.com. Also a Project Enterprise certified entrepreneur, Eartha offers professional PR writing and editing service at www.earthatone.com/