Monday, January 29, 2018

Announcing Urban Books, Authors, & Writers of America’s Top 100 Authors of 2017

UBAWA's Top 100 Authors is an annual list published at the end of every year to celebrate the many talented authors whose work often goes unnoticed. Congratulations to the following authors below who were nominated and chosen by readers as UBAWA'S Top 100 Authors of 2017.

UBAWA'S Top 100 Authors of 2017 will be published in the 24th issue of the UBAWA Magazine and featured in the next edition of Who's Who in Urban LiteratureIf no one else takes the time out to recognize the hard work that many independent authors put in day-to-day, they will. It's been their mission and commitment since 2010 and they are happy that you and thousands of others can join them in giving these authors their props.

Antoinette Deshon-Spencee
Ashleigh Davidson
Beverly Love
Brenda Stokes
​Charles Burgess
Chicki Brown
Denora Jefferson Boone
Desirae Turner
Erica Franklin-Carter
Fatima Munroe
India Lindsey
J Asmara
Jessica Wren
Kellz Kimberly
Marina Chestnut
NaKoreya Roberson
Natisha Raynor
Nicole Crankfield-Hamilton
Nigeria Lockley
Niyah Moore
Paree Trenae
Rikenya Hunter
Shaniya Dennis
Simone Quick
Thaila Gardner
Tyanna Coston
Vivian Blue
Ylonda Nichole

Ashantay Keys-Titus
Beverly Turner
Brandy Echols
Brandy Hunt
Carlos Torres
Dean Swift
India T. Norfleet
Jazmine Wright
KC Mills
Keith Kareem Williams
Kia Meche
KR Bankston
Ladii Koko
LaDonna Marie
Lakesa Cox
Linda Scott
Linette King
Melissa St. Julien
Michelle Moore
Myrealle Rhym
Octavia Taneka Grant
Pamela Valentine
Phoenix Rayne
Raynesha Pittman
Renee Wallace
Sonovia Walker-Alexander
Sultana Sams
Theresa Hodge
Toy Toy
Yasmine Cooper

Arebia Morgan
Brenda Hampton
Brii Taylor
Bryant Sparks
Christina Deer
Delizhia Jenkins
Gabrielle Hobson
Jaquel Jacobs
Kensisha Rose
Kimberly Conner
Kimeatta Matthews
Michael A Thaxton
Misty Holt
Nikki Taylor
Nisha Brown
NL Hudson
November Sinclair
Shakela James
Shawn Starling
T'Ann Marie
Tela Allen
Theresa Ann
Tiffany Taylor
​Tisha Andrews
​Tracey Knight
Tywanda Johnson
Unique Waterfall
Valarie DeShazier
​Willie LeBlanc
Yvonne Nicolas
Zaji Zee

Brookelyn Mosley
Caryn Lee
Chan Fossett
Clever Black
Danielle T. Preston
Denetria Gibson
Dymond Mahan
Dr. Nikki Rountree
James Turner III
Laquita Cameron
Lewanda Jackson
Kiara Neufville
Lola Bandz
Mesha Mesha Clark
Monique Hill
​Myia White
Natavia Stewart
Pamela Campbell
Ra'Mone Marquis
​Shakema Haygood
Shay Renee
Sheena Binkley
Tabeitha Pollard
Tamyra Griffin
​Tanya Deloatch
​Terrie Branch
Tiffany McGee​
Tina Marie Turner
Treasure Malain
T'yanna Woods
Xaviera Jones

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