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

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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Mitch Margo

A former reporter for The Detroit News and Los Angeles Herald Examiner and a syndicated columnist for 14 years, Mitch Margo is a native New Yorker and St. Louis trial…
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The Soul Movement on BAN Radio

Cheryl Polote-Williamson brings the writers from SOUL TALK and the SOUL BEARERS to a live interview with Ella Curry of Black Pearls Magazine!  Listen to the authors of the Soul…
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Janice L. Dennie, Writer & Filmmaker

Janice, tell us a little about yourself and your work. I am Janice L. Dennie. I write my own line of romance novels and produce them into Independent films through…
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Charles R. Butts Jr.

Running In Plain Sight and Other Stories is a compilation of four diverse and entertaining stories. It’s the second book written by Charles R. Butts Jr., a former soldier of…
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Patricia Anne Phillips

Patricia Anne Phillips currently resides in Los Angeles, California. She has written eight novels, Romance and Women Fiction and is now working on her new novel. Website address: www.patriciaannephillips.com. BPM: …
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Marjorie Vernelle

Marjorie Vernelle, a born traveler, likes to soak up local cultures. Four years in Canada, one year plus in Mexico, ten years in France and 19 in California (a separate…
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Wil Harris

Wil Harris has an extensive background in leadership development, public speaking and community organizing. Currently he is the Executive Director of Transformative Coaching, LLC, a leadership consulting company that is…
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Edward Kelsey Moore

Edward Kelsey Moore is the author of THE SUPREMES SING THE HAPPY HEARTACHE BLUES and the New York Times and international bestseller THE SUPREMES AT EARL'S ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT. Edward's award-winning essays…
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Marlena Lewis

Growing up on a farm in a small town outside of Selma, AL was the highlight of my life. My appreciation for life and wanting all of its success is…
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Joan Vassar

New York native, Joan Vassar is an avid reader and storyteller.  Joan graduated from the High School of Graphic Communication Arts in NYC, which heightened interest in journalism. She has…
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J.D. Mason

"J.D. Mason has become a major name in African American fiction. Her stark portrayals of her characters and their innermost thoughts bring the readers right into the emotional center of…
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Christine Young-Robinson

Intimate Conversation with Christine Young-Robinson Christine Young-Robinson is the author of two novels: We Didn't See It Coming and Do What You Gotta Do. Her short story: Miss Amy's Last…
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Teresa B. Howell

Teresa B. Howell is an Exceptional Children’s Director that has two Master Degrees in education and leadership. She has received numerous awards and accolades in her profession, dedicated to mentoring…
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R.A.R.E. Book Club

Patricia Turner Smith is the presiding president of R.A.R.E  (Reading And Rapping Experience) Book Club. Patricia resides in Memphis, TN and lives each day enjoying retirement. She is the mother of…
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Circle of Sisters Book Club of Columbus

Circle of Sisters of Columbus Interview with Helen Gibson and Georgette Martin Helen Gibson, Circle of Sisters Book Club is a straight country girl from Alabama who currently resides in…
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Stacy Johnson-Leonard

Stacy Johnson-Leonard, Mo'Red Production Founder Mo 'Red Production - Where Creativity and Originality meet Promotion Stacy Johnson-Leonard is a wife, mother and entrepreneur. Stacy started Mo Red Production in 2006…
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Lines that Bind Book Club

Lines that Bind Book Club, based in Atlanta, GA, was established in February 2017. The group is comprised of 5 Grown Women who have chosen to remain small for the…
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Don’t Read Me, Read A Book

Don't Read Me, Read A Book (DRMRAB) Qiana Drennen is the founder and president of Don't Read Me, Read A Book (DRMRAB), the fastest-growing book club in the United States.…
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Pamela Samuels Young

Pamela Samuels Young’s Tips for Pursuing Your Passion 1. Put in the Time I meet people all the time who have a dream, but expect that dream to come to…
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