I have taught, mentored, coached, worked as co-editor or development consultant with many award-winning, prominent writers including political analyst Donna Brazile, (Cooking With Grease Stirring the Pots in America) novelists Nicole Dennis-Benn, (Here Comes the Sun and Patsy) Tope Folarin, (A Particular Kind of Black Man) Tracy McGhee, (Melting the Blues) Sadeqa Johnson, (Yellow Wife and Second House From the Corner), short story writer Camille Acker, (Training School for Negro Girls) and memoirists Karen Gray Houston, ( Daughter of the Boycott Carrying on a Montgomery Family’s Civil Rights Legacy) and Nita Wiggins, (Civil Rights Baby, My Story of Race, Sports, and Breaking Barriers in American Journalism) and YA author Leslie C. Youngblood, ( Love Like Sky and Forever This Summer.)
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Marita Golden is the author of 17 works of fiction and nonfiction. She is Co-founder and President Emerita of the Zora Neale Hurston/ Richard Wright Foundation. As a teacher of writing, she has served as a member of the faculties of the MFA Graduate Creative Writing Programs at George Mason University and Virginia Commonwealth University and served as a Distinguished Visiting Writer in the MA Creative Writing Program at John Hopkins University, and at the University of the District of Columbia. She has taught writing workshops nationally and internationally to a variety of constituencies and is a writing coach, workshop presenter, and literary consultant.