Author Archives: Miesha

2021 Author Alley: Nonfiction Day, Saturday, August 21st

Author Alley is Loganberry Books free annual event where readers can walk around tables to meet the region’s best writers, buy their books, and get personalized signatures. Writers will read portions of their books throughout the day. It’s a day … Continue reading

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2021 Author Alley: Fiction Day on Saturday, August 14th

Author Alley is Loganberry’s free annual event where readers can walk around tables to meet the region’s best writers, buy their books, and get personalized signatures. Writers will read portions of their books throughout the day. It’s a day of … Continue reading

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2021 BIPOC Author Showcase on Saturday, August 7th

Loganberry’s BIPOC Author Showcase is the only book fair of its kind- promoting diversity and inclusion in the literary arts- in northern Ohio through an independent bookstore. Continue reading

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Loganberry Books 15th Annual Author Alley and BIPOC Author Showcase

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Terry Gilbert Lays Bare the Cleveland Legal System in Trying Times.

“Many of the legal battles in this book speak to the long tradition of radical lawyering in the style of the great Clarence Darrow, based on the realization that eventual outcomes are not always determined by legal proceedings but rather … Continue reading

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A Literary Desegregationist Selects 11 Works Published by Black Women Writers in 2020

To witness is to humanize. Reading is an act of both witnessing and humanization. The passive activity of reading – sitting silent in a room and devoting one’s full attention to a printed page – is a powerful action. A … Continue reading

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Afrofuturism: The Diaspora Strikes Back

In an irony, new walls against immigration imperil the people who were the slave triangle’s abductees and source of capital. Black people are confined in places capital abandoned. Continue reading

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GLAAWC Readers

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GLAAWC Author Showcase Saturday, September 21, 2019 @ noon READINGS 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Dr. Marilyn Mobley presents a tribute to Toni Morrison Lisa Langford reading from Rastus and Hattie Brittany Ervin reading “Unrealistic“ from Real Talk Michael Payne … Continue reading

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GLAAWC Author Showcase

Loganberry Books announces exciting line up for the second annual Great Lakes African American Writers Conference (GLAAWC) book fair and author readings to be held Saturday, September 21st from 12 pm to 4 pm at Loganberry Books. This event is … Continue reading

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Forbidden Love: Lisa Jones Gentry and Joe Steele

Forbidden Love, penned by Harvard graduates Joe Steele and Lisa Jones Gentry, reminds one of Colleen McCoullough’s 1977 epic bestseller, Thornbirds, intertwined with the 2016 award winning movie, Loving.  Forbidden Love is a retelling of the sexual-romantic relationship between Father … Continue reading

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