Thereafter Johnnie

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Carolivia Herron’s first novel, Thereafter Johnnie, was published in 1991 (Random House). In 1995 the American Library Association selected Thereafter Johnnie as one of the “Fifty Books That Must Be Read By Adults,” for books published between 1990-95. The Washington Post wrote of it: “Powerful, poetic . . . openly erotic . . . it has some of theRead More

Peacesong DC

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Carolivia’s latest book, Peacesong DC went to press on her 69th birthday, July 22, 2016. Peacesong DC consists of fictionalized autobiographical chapters extracted and amended from Carolivia Herron’s longer work, Asenath and the Origin of Nappy Hair, in order to highlight the Washington DC aspect of the author’s identity. In Peacesong DC Carolivia’s persona, Shirah Shulamit OjeroRead More

Peacesong DC

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Shirah Shulamit Ojero has four loves, her African American culture, her Jewish heritage, academic study — especially the study of literary epics — and her city, Washington, DC. Peacesong DC displays the interconnection of these four loves as Shirah grows up in the Washington DC neighborhoods of Mayfair Mansions, Kenilworth, Anacostia, Takoma DC. and downtown.Read More

“Ask Angelo”

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The newly released book by Celebrity PR Guru, Angelo Ellerbee “Ask Angelo” has reached #37 on the Amazon Book Charts.   Available for interviews thru  Doublexxposure Media contact: Danni Farrar at 201-224-6570 or 929-312-2559. Any further inquires please email TheEllerbeeGroup@aol.com by Mish

Peacesong DC

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Shirah Shulamit Ojero has four loves, her African American culture, her Jewish heritage, academic study — especially the study of literary epics — and her city, Washington, DC. Peacesong DC displays the interconnection of these four loves as Shirah grows up in the Washington DC neighborhoods of Mayfair Mansions, Kenilworth, Anacostia, Takoma DC. and downtown.Read More

Hell & Heaven at 8: Chapter 4

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Chapter 4 Time to Run Again Seems we just settled into our home in Newport News, Virginia, as my father was in the service, when my mother packed me, my two brothers and my baby sister up, returning us to Baltimore. My aunt and grandparents opened their homes to us and after a while, myRead More

Hell & Heaven at 8: Chapter 2

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Chapter 2 – An Angel is Born From the day I was born, eventful and often chaotic moments sought to overshadow the gifted jewel I am and would eventually become. It was a cool Monday morning with brisk breezes and crisp air. Leaves blew along the streets and the aroma of bacon frying upon stoveRead More