Diversity and Inclusion

ALEX LESLIE. Phenomenal author, poet, creative soul!

An episode of Diversity and Inclusion

By Diversity and Inclusion
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ANN Y.K CHOI: Tremendous Talent, Humble Creative, Joyous Soul!!!
Ann Y. K. Choi’s debut novel, Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety, was a finalist for the Toronto Book Award in 2016. For the past 18 years, she has been an educator with the York Region District School Board. Her debut children’s book and second novel will be released in 2020. Choi lives in Toronto. Follow Ann at: annykchoi.com and Twitter: @annykchoi and FB: annykchoi. Her publisher is Simon & Schuster Canada. Follow Upendo Books at upendobooks.com or on IG: upendo__books
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December 11, 2018
ALEX LESLIE. Phenomenal author, poet, creative soul!
Interview with the astoundingly talented Alex Leslie. Follow Alex at alexleslie.wordpress.com. Her publisher Book*hug can be followed at book*hug.ca.
26:43
November 6, 2018
BLACK PANTHER
Creating empathetic villains. Credit: https://www.lessonsfromthescreenplay.com
07:53
August 26, 2018
MOONLIGHT
Origins of the story....
02:08
August 26, 2018
KOBE B: PUSH BEYOND YOUR LIMITS
Achieve your DREAMS!
05:26
August 26, 2018
MAYA ANGELOU: LOVE LIBERATES
The wisdom of a remarkable soul...
05:32
August 26, 2018
AMERICANAH - CHIMAMAMDA NGOZI ADICHIE
Brilliant novel by one of Nigeria’s most talented artists...
19:11
August 15, 2018
CRAFT: CREATING CHARACTER ARCS
The Masterful Author’s Guide to Uniting Story Structure, Plot, and Character Development
08:05
July 28, 2018
MAN BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST
NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR
04:02
July 22, 2018
CRAFT
Developing the lie that your character believes is central to creating a compelling story
02:27
July 22, 2018
FIRST 10 PAGES: A BRIEF HISTORY OF 7 KILLINGS
MAN BOOKER PRIZE WINNER- A BRIEF HISTORY OF 7 KILLINGS
19:18
July 20, 2018
Barack Obama: DREAMS FROM MY FATHER
The first 10 pages of Dreams from my Father
16:13
July 19, 2018
FIRST 10 PAGES
First 10 pages of Zadie Smith’s FANTASTIC novel, WHITE TEETH #diversity #author #writer
16:39
July 17, 2018
FIRST CHAPTER: Wall St. First Black Millionaire
This is a fascinating excerpt from the biography of Wall Street’s First Black Millionaire
20:05
July 16, 2018
FIRST CHAPTER: CHINUA ACHIBE- THINGS FALL APART
Listen to the first chapter of Chinua Achibe’s Things Fall Apart.
11:11
July 8, 2018
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