Upcoming Events 

Author Talk: Mourning Calm at Rockville Public Library, Montgomery County – November 2017


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Enjoying my Spades Night & Book Launch

Enjoying Spades Night & Book Launch

Book Launch: Spades Night & Book Launch, Silver Spring, MD May 2013

Past Events

Gaithersburg Book Festival – Featured Author, Saturday, May 20, 2017, Gaithersburg MD

Kensington Celebrates Day of the Book – LaRambla Stage, Special Guest – Sunday, April 24, 2016, Kensington, MD

Fourth Sunday Bookclub & Harmony Place Bookclub, Book Discussion. Bowie, Maryland.

Black Authors & Readers Rock Weekend, October 16-17, 2015 – Comfort Inn, Bowie, MD

Prince George’s Book Festival, May 23, 2015 – Wayne Curry Sports & Learning Center, Landover MD

Black Authors & Readers Rock Weekend, Bowie, MD – October 2014 – “Movers & Shakers” panelist; exhibitor for Author Expo.  Notes for writers and readers on blog page.

Baltimore Book Festival, Baltimore Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD, Friday, September 2014

Philadelphia Natural Hair Show, Literary Nook – Featured Author, Philadelphia, PA, June 2014

Ebony BookEnds (Bookclub) – Book Discussion – Owings Mills, MD – June 2014

Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Annual Luncheon and Authors Event, Washington DC – February 2014

Montgomery County Alliance of Black School Educators – Talent Showcase, Rockville, MD – February 2014

Shades of Romance Magazine – Online Writers Conference – Nov. 1-3, 2013; Panelist for live sessions on Forming Writing Groups, Maintaining Bookclubs, and Indie Publishing

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. – North Atlantic Region, Cluster I conference – October 2013

Atlanta, Georgia – Condesa Coffee, Cacao Atlanta, Urban Grind Coffee – October 2013

Literary Pearls – Baltimore, MD – September 2013

*New Bookclub* Kick-off – Baltimore, MD – September 2013 – I’m honored that Life in Spades was the initial read for this new bookclub

Spades Party for a Purpose – Book discussion; Laurel, MD, June 2013

Book club discussion with Cheaper Than Therapy Bookclub; Round Hill, Virginia, June 2013

Cupcakes & Champagne, Therapy Wine Bar, Brooklyn, NY, June 2013

Life in Spades Book Launch, Jackie’s Restaurant, Silver Spring, MD, May 2013

Gaithersburg Book Festival, Gaithersburg, MD, May 2013

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. – Xi Sigma Omega Fashion Show, Rockville MD, April 2013