Literary Divas: The Top 100+ Most Admired African-American Women in Literature

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Amber Books Publishing, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 231 pages
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These divas represent the voices of past and future generations, such as Tyra Banks, Terry McMillan, Harriette Cole, Maya Angelou, Iyanla Vanzant, Nikki Giovanni, Dawn Davis, Adrienne Ingrum, Carol Mackey, Oprah Winfrey, Rosa Parks, Shirley Chisholm, Coretta Scott King, Zora Neal Hurston, and Octavia Butler.
  

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About the author (2006)

Heather Covington is an educator of kindergarten children. When not teaching, Heather serves as the president of the Younity Reviewers Guild of America, editor-in-chief of Disilgold Soul Literary Review, founder of www.disilgold.com and is noted as one of the nations top media personalities and promoters of literary artists.

Yvonne Rose is the Vice President and Senior Editor of Amber Communications Group, Inc. The Company's imprints include: Amber, Busta, Colossus, Ambrosia, Amber/Wiley Books. Yvonne has served as editor and co-editor of the entire ACGI catalogue, including: Fighting for Your Life: The African-American Criminal Justice Survival Guide; The African-American Teenager's Guide to Personal Growth, Health, Safety, Sex and Survival; 101 Real Money Questions - The African-American Financial Question and Answer Book; Beautiful Black Hair; The Afrocentric Bride - A Styling Guide; Born Beautiful - The African-American Teenager's Complete Beauty Guide and Wake Up and Smell the Dollars! Whose Inner City is This Anyway! Ms. Rose is also the co-author of the Company's flagship title Is Modeling for You? The Handbook and Guide for the Young Aspiring Black Model.a national bestseller. Prior to entering the book publishing industry, Ms. Rose worked as a writer, publicist, fashion and beauty editor for several national magazines, including: Sophisticate's Black Hair Care, Unique Hair and Beauty, Black Elegance and CLASS.Yvonne Rose is also an award-winning journalist with features appearing in Kip's Business Report, Network Journal and Harlem News.

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