Featured Authors


Janice L. Dennie

Romance readers everywhere are enamored of Janice L. Dennie’s handsome heroes and feisty heroines as they tumble breathlessly in love among the pages of exciting stories set against the backdrop of California’s Napa Valley Wine Country. With a luxuriant voice and style reminiscent of the great romance writers, Ms. Dennie’s…

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Audrey R. Jones and Larry A. Jones, MD

Married over 45 years, Audrey and Larry Jones are fun-loving mates, parents and grandparents who enjoy traveling and each other’s company. Audrey and Larry had a whirlwind spring romance as college students in 1970. They married and had three sons, one right after the other. As expensive, dangerous behaviors continued…

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Duane Lance Filer

Black Pearls Magazine Interview Duane Lance Filer grew up in Compton, California and had one of the greatest, richest childhoods one could have growing up in an “inner” city. Duane’s dad Maxcy Filer was involved in the west coast civil rights movement, and during the late 50s, 60s and 70s Duane…

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Intimate Conversations

Marc Lacy

Viral Xgressions (Transgressions) by Marc Lacy   AT WHAT POINT DO YOU SAY ENOUGH IS ENOUGH AND FORGET ABOUT FRIENDSHIPS, RELATIONSHIPS, AND PERCEPTIONS…ESPECIALLY IF THEY ARE IMPEDING THE PATH OF…
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Stephanie R. Bridges

Intimate Conversation with Stephanie R. Bridges Presenter - "Act Like an Author, Think Like a Business" 2018 Conference   Stephanie R. Bridges is a spoken word artist, lyricist, author and…
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Gail Crowder

Praying for the Penis: A Wives Guide to Understand Male Sexual Health by Gail Crowder Non-fiction. Men’s Health. Amazon: http://a.co/9ctJf5k   Certified Master Sexpert Gail Crowder Answers Questions About Male…
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Ramone Harper

I truly enjoyed my Intimate Conversation on BAN Radio Show with Ramone Harper, a highly sought after consultant, coach, speaker and trainer.  Ramone Harper is the author of “It Takes 2: Who is Helping You…
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Mary Honey B. Morrison

Mary Honey B. Morrison was recently on BAN Radio Show discussing her August new release, Head Games and her other 2 non-fiction titles. Listen to the show here: http://tobtr.com/s/10895553. I will post her…
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Kristina Smith

Intimate Conversation with Kristina Smith     Kristina Smith has been writing since she could hold a pencil. She has a Bachelor’s in English Literature from the University of Houston-Downtown and…
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Patricia A. Bridewell

  Patricia A. Bridewell is the author of two previous books and has contributed to multiple short stories and healthcare publications. Her new book is titled Two Steps Past the…
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Elle Wright

There was never a time when Elle Wright wasn’t about to start a book, wasn't already deep in a book—or had just finished one. She grew up believing in the…
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Frederica Burden

Frederica Paremore Burden graduated from Barry University (Miami Shores, Florida) with a Bachelors Degree in Nursing, and a Masters Degree in Criminal Justice from St. Thomas University (Miami Gardens, Florida).…
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Glenn W. Powell

Sergeant First Class (SFC) Glenn W. Powell (Retired), is a native of Toledo, Ohio. He enlisted into the United States Army in 1982, and retired in 2002. During his military…
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Kimberla Lawson Roby

Kimberla Lawson Roby is the New York Times bestselling Author & Speaker of 27 books, which include her popular Reverend Curtis Black Series and many standalone titles that can be…
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Author/Poet ME

ME, author of  FOR YOU WOMAN: Spirit Jewels,  was raised in the dirty South: the inner-city neighborhood of Liberty City in Miami, Florida. He considers himself a classic old-school gangsta, a…
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Natasha D. Frazier

Natasha D. Frazier accepted the call to write in 2011. Since then, Natasha has authored three devotional books. Her first book is The Life Your Spirit Craves, a 30-Day devotional…
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Pamela Samuels Young

Author, Attorney, Online Safety & Anti-Trafficking Advocate Pamela is an anti-trafficking advocate and award-winning author of multiple legal thrillers. Her mystery Anybody’s Daughter won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding…
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Patricia A. Saunders

Patricia A. Saunders was born and raised in Connecticut before relocating to the San Francisco Bay Area nearly twenty-five years ago. She received her Master of Management from the University…
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Lynda J. Mubarak

Dr. Lynda Mubarak is a native Texan and was raised in Waco and Ft. Worth. She is an Army veteran, retired special education teacher, and college ESL adjunct. Dr. Lynda’s…
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Alexia J. Hogan

Ama Kuma was born Alexia J. Hogan in Orlando, FL. The pen name "Ama Kuma" was adopted after a trip to Ghana in 2007. As a child, she loved to…
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Raye Mitchell

Dr. Raye Mitchell is a social entrepreneur working to change the way change is made. She is an award winning humanitarian and both a trainer in the field of leadership…
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Vivienne Diane Neal

Deception in Plain Sight by Vivienne Diane Neal Christine Bailey comes from a privileged background, always sees the good in people and swiftly falls for the enigmatic and handsome Awesome…
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Duane Lance Filer

Duane Lance Filer grew up in Compton, California and had one of the greatest, richest childhoods one could have growing up in an “inner” city.  Duane’s dad Maxcy Filer was…
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Tracey Fagan Danzey

TRACEY FAGAN DANZEY is an author, occasional blogger and has been described more than once as a natural storyteller. A long story short is rarely an option for Tracey. It…
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Quentin Holmes

Author, entrepreneur, and brand creator Quentin Holmes (known to his friends as Q) has dedicated his life to empowering the world’s youth through trendsetting literature, media, and fashion. The son…
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AlTonya Washington

AlTonya Washington has been a romance novelist for 15 years. She’s traditionally published with Harlequin’s Kimani Romance imprint, winner of the Romance Slam Jam EMMA Award and two time winner…
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Jo Lena Johnson

Intimate Conversation with Author and Publisher Jo Lena Johnson Jo Lena Johnson, The Absolute Good Resilience Coach, is a Certified Mediator, International Trainer, Acclaimed Author and Writing Coach, Founder and…
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Black Books Weekend

Each year thousands of people - educators, concerned parents, community leaders, authors, poets and publishers - devote their time and resources to presenting the reader with great books! However, too…
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