Black Women, Black Voices: Debut Memoirists on Career and Publishing

PW, in partnership with Amazon Publishing, presents this panel— scheduled for May 25, 1:30–2:30 p.m. ET, and moderated by Regina Brooks, the founder and president of Serendipity Literary Agency—in which Cin Fabré, Bria Adimora Godley, Danielle Prescod, and Aomawa Shields discuss their experiences as Black women in corporate America and beyond, how they came to write and sell their memoirs, and what audiences can expect from their forthcoming books. “This panel will spotlight an essential conversation,” says Julia Sommerfeld, publisher at Amazon Publishing. “And it will continue to bolster the need for more of these underrepresented stories across industries.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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