February 2009

This Month The Literary World Recognizes:

Author of the Month:
New York Times Bestselling Author

Cheryl Holt
AKA Vanessa Marlow

Author of the Novel


Who's Who in the Literary Society:
Michelle Larks
Author of the Novel


Book of the Month:

Rick Reed

2002 to 2008
Distinguished Recipients and Interviews

Distinguished Recipients

Phil Andrews, Herman Cain, Walt Goodridge, William Cox, Marlive Harris, L. Peggy Hicks,
Bill Rancic, Alvin C. Romer, Tony Rose, Royce Sampson, Mack and Sara Freeman Smith
Patrika Vaughn, Kevin Watson, and Pam Walker Williams


8 Interviews: Mary Monroe

5 Interviews: Cheryl Holt, Lisa Jackson, Francis Ray, C. Kelly Robinson, and
Kimberla Lawson Roby

4 Interviews: Leslie Esdaile Banks (aka L.A.Banks), Gwynne Forster, Robert Greer,
Patricia A. Phillips, and J. Keith Stewart

3 Interviews: Dorien Grey, Keith Lee Johnson, Michelle Larks, Marissa Monteilh,
Maxine Thompson, and Francine A. Yates

2 Interviews: Darrell Bain, Charles L. Chatmon, Carolyn Gill Davis, T. Weldon Garrett,
Linda Dominique Grosvenor, C. F. Hawthorne, Donna Hill,
Maureen McKade (aka: Maura McKenzie), Victoria Christopher Murray, Chris O'Grady,
Laura Parker (aka: Laura Parker Castoro), Eric Pete, Rick R. Reed, Edith Tarbescu, and
Alice Wootson


2008 Interviews: Stan Chambers, Eileen Dreyer(aka Kathleen Korbel), D. H. Dublin, Dwight Fryer, Heather Graham, Tawanda J. Jones, J.L. King, Michael Laimo, Phyllis Zimbler Miller, Marilyn Peake, Brian Pinkerton, J.D. Rhoades, Cheryl Robinson, Kimberly Scott, and
Robert Spiller

2007 Interviews: Pierre Bateau, Nancy Bush, Robert Fleming, W. Randy Haynes, Meme Kelly, Frances Lynn, Ed Lynskey, L.Y. Marlow, Brenda Novak, and Cynthia Stigger

2006 Interviews: Lori Avocato, Toni Blake, David S. Brody, Britta Coleman, Mark D. Crutcher, Gunnar Jensen, Johnathan Isom, Stephen LaFevers, Kat Martin, David W. Powell,
V. Anthony Rivers, Marlon LaSean Sanders, Tim Teeter, and Tina Volpe

2005 Interviews: Rashida Aisha Ali, Lee Ann Butler-Owens, Carolyn Gill Davis, Dr. Charles Ehin, Maurice Gray Jr., Jim Goulding, Denise Michelle Harris, Freddie Lee Johnson, Joan Johnston,
Terri Kay, Angela Knight, Grant Lewis, Jr., Kenny Love, Priscilla A. Maine, Ginny McBain,
Frank O'Donnell, P. J. Parrish, Kim Robinson, Gayle Jackson Sloan, Erica Spindler, Peter Verinder, Marsh "Reggie" White, and Gerald Wunsch

2004 Interviews: Jerry Amernic, Leonard Anderson, Travis Black, Debra Clayton, Jamise L. Dames, Mike and Tracy Davenport, Salome Thomas-EL, Nina Foxx, Michael J. Grayson, K.D. Greene, Thomas Kirkwood, Marilyn Meredith, Ronnie Mills, Bill Rancic, Margie Gosa Shivers,
Denise A. Smith, Trisha Thomas, Patrika Vaughn, and Brenda Weber

2003 Interviews: Stacy Brown, Hope C. Clarke, Daryl C. Diggs, Michael Gainer, Dr. Jeffrey Gardere, Rayshad Holmes, Camellia M. Johnson, Joylynn M. Jossel, Murad Kalam, Dasha Kelly,
Dorothy Elizabeth Love, Linda Armstrong Miller, Gregory K. Morris, Adriene Pickett, David Rehak, Charlie L. Russell, Afi-Odelia E. Scruggs, Pat Tucker, Denise Turney, Francine Ward, and
AlTonya Washington.

2002 Interviews: Marvin V. Arnett, Parry "Ebony Satin" Brown, Roslyn Carrington,
Tony M. Cheatham, Bernadene High Coleman, Bernadette Y. Connor, William Fredrick Cooper, Nancey Flowers, Natasha Brooks-Harris, Lynne Hinton, Margaret Johnson-Hodge, Alice Holman, Edwardo Jackson, Darlene Johnson, Marcus Majors, J.D. Mason, Timmothy McCann,
Sharon Mignerey, Electa Rome Parks, Alex D. Pate, Brenda L. Thomas, Jacquelin Thomas,
Joyce Carol Thomas, Tracy Price-Thompson, and Delores Thornton

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