Please join us at the Headquarters branch on Sat., Jan. 23rd at 2:30 PM to hear Victoria Christopher Murray speak about her latest book, Stand Your Ground, as well as speaking about her life as writer among other things. Murray is the Essence bestselling author of more than 20 novels and is also a two-time NAACP Image Award Nominee for Outstanding Fiction. With more than one million books in print, Murray is one of the country’s top African American contemporary authors.
Murray has received numerous awards including the Golden Pen Award for Best Inspirational Fiction and the Phyllis Wheatley Trailblazer Award for being a pioneer in African American Fiction. Since 2007, she has won seven African American Literary Awards for best novel, best Christian fiction and Author of the Year – Female. Several of her novels have been optioned to become movies, including The Ex Files series and The Deal, The Dance and the Devil.
This event is free and open to the public and is made possible with the generosity of the Friends of the Library and is a co-sponsored author event with Opinionated Ladies Book Club.