Visible Lives by James Earl Hardy

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Three Stories in Tribute to E. Lynn Harris

Bestselling author and literary icon E. Lynn Harris captivated millions of readers with his powerful, groundbreaking stories of black men searching for love in a taboo world. Now three outstanding writers and friends honor the late author with this trio of original novellas in the genre E. Lynn helped create--each accompanied by a special personal tribute remembering the important role he played in their lives. Evoking the hope, romance, and complexity of this gifted writer, this unique collection will serve as a living legacy for fans old and new.

"A creative way to pay homage to a writer who paved the way for so many other authors. . .something I'm sure E. Lynn would have appreciated." –ZANE, New York Times Bestselling Author

Terrance Dean is the author of the Essence® bestselling memoir Hiding in Hip Hop as well as Reclaim Your Power! He has worked in the entertainment industry for many years as a producer and is the founder/creator of Men's Empowerment, Inc.

James Earl Hardy was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, and is an honors graduate of Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. He is the author of the bestselling B-Boy Blues series, including Love the One You're With, A House is Not a Home, and a short story collection, The Freak Filez: An Erotic Anthology

Stanley Bennett Clay is the author of three novels: Diva, In Search of Pretty Young Black Men, and Looker. A former editor for both Black Beat and SBC Magazine, he is also an award-winning playwright and actor.


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Speaker, Educator, Author, and Hip Hop Head Terrance Dean is the author of the explosive and provocative memoir, "Hiding In Hip Hop: On the Down Low in the Entertainment Industry from Music to Hollywood". Dean is also the author of "Straight from Your Gay Best""Friend" and co-author of "Visible Lives". He has worked in the entertainment industry for over 10 years with heavy hitters such as Spike Lee, Rob Reiner, Keenan Ivory Wayans, and Anjelica Houston, and with notable television and film production companies such as MTV Networks, B.E.T., Savoy Television, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures, and Sony Pictures. James Earl Hardy has written for Essence, Newsweek, Entertainment Weekly, the Washington Post, the Advocate, and the Source. The recipient of many prestigious honors and awards, he lives in Atlanta, Georgia. Stanley Bennett Clay has received three NAACP Theatre Awards forwriting, directing, and coproducing the critically acclaimed play"Ritual", as well as a Pan African Film Festival Jury Award for the filmadaptation. The author of "Diva" and "In Search of Pretty Young Black Men", he lives in Los Angeles.
Published May 5, 2010 by Kensington Books. 352 pages
Genres: Gay & Lesbian, Literature & Fiction, Romance. Fiction

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