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Meet Nia Forrester at Wine With Writers Atlanta – 3.10.2018

Posted 3 February, 2018 by DLWhite in Random 0 Comments

So I’m doing a thing! With writers! And WINE! 

If you’re in the Atlanta area, I hope you’ll join us for Wine with Writers, the Atlanta edition! I’ll be joined by some amazing, talented writers and we’ll be talking about issue based romance and fiction. Should be a great discussion, and I want to see you there. Tix are only $10!  RSVP HERE.

Until it’s time for drinks and chats, I’ll be posting some profiles and sizzling details about the writers that will join me on the panel. Today, I’m featuring NIA FORRESTER, author of THE TAKEDOWN (and the followup, THE COME UP, both of which are fantastic reads!)

About the Author

I live in Philadelphia, PA where I am a public policy attorney, spending much of my time mining my experiences for material to write about. My intended audience is anyone who likes what I write, but one of my missions is to speak directly to the experiences of women of color who don’t fit the mold and don’t see themselves represented in gritty urban novels about drugs, guns and the ghetto, but who occasionally want to read something a little more accessible than the lyrical but complex prose of some of our best poets and writers. 

Buy the book, and meet the author at Wine with Writers ATL, March 10, 2018.



What’s in your purse? There’s one constant when it comes to my purses (although I prefer to say ‘pocketbook’ even though it’s old-fashioned because purse sounds so … girly) … they’re messy. But right now, here’s what I’ve got; and I’m going to be as author-ly in my descriptions as I can. I have: the smallest and lightest of my four (yes, I know, it’s ridiculous) e-readers which is in a somewhat flowery, colorful case; a little pencil case thingie with my fountain pens and spare cartridges; a small pocket-sized notebook with a blue-and-white paisley print cover for the unexpected stroke of creative genius; a much larger 2018 brown leather daybook/calendar; Trident Purely spearmint chewing gum, a small brush, several travel-size lotion tubes ranging from fragrance-free to coconut & lime; black leather gloves; my fancy sunglasses that I have had for a record TWO years (that’s why I got the fancy ones, because then I would know I had to take care of them); napkins rom Starbucks (where I no longer by coffee but over-pay for tea), receipts, Excedrin migraine; clear mascara; Palmer’s cocoa butter lip balm; black ponytail holders; and about a half-dozen pens.

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