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LITERARY DIVAS: The Top 100+ Most Admired African American Women in Literature by Heather Covington



GENRE: African-American Authors/ Women History Reference/Writing Resource

Title: Literary Divas: The Top 100+ Most Admired African-American Women in History

Author: Heather Covington

Publisher: ISBN 13: 9780976773535/ PRICE: $16.95

She has captured the essence of more than one hundred Literary Divas who have shared their pain, struggles, desires, and triumphs, through their written words as messengers of time and circumstance.”

About the book: “Heather Covington salutes more than 100 Literary Divas who have impacted America’s History. Literary Divas like Tyra Banks, Terry McMillan, Harriette Cole, Maya Angelou, Iyanla Vanzant and Nikki Giovanni make us so proud. Editorial Divas like Adrienne Ingrum, Carol Mackey, Oprah Winfrey, Susan Taylor and Dawn Davis keep the works of Literary Divas at the forefront of the Publishing Industry. The late Shirley Chisholm, Rosa Parks, Pearl Bailey, Coretta Scott King, Zora Neale Hurston and Octavia Butler were Literary Divas who impacted history. These Top 100+ Literary Divas represent the voices of past and future generations. Let the celebration begin.” Tony Rose

Reviews: “WHAT A GREAT CONCEPT! Heather provides a valuable reference with glowing tributes to women who are making a difference!” – Ann Burns, Associate Editor, Library Journal.

“I support this brilliant Heather Covington, who has looked out for us newer authors on the scene. I might not be a featured premiere author like Maya and Toni, but I am there. I’ll go and buy this record of our lifetime and pass it on to my children and grandchildren. That’s called legacy.”

Martha Tucker- Author of The Mayor’s Wife Wore Sapphires-

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