My First Book 'When A Purple Rose Blooms' is Available NOW

I am beyond excited to announce that my FIRST book When a Purple Rose Blooms is available!! You can order copies directly from my publisher Nomadic Press. Order here
The book is a collection of essays and poetry about my experiences with black womanhood. There's lots of humor, pain, and love on every page. This book wrote itself. I had no intention of releasing a book of poetry and essays, but when I saw how much I've written over the last 20 years I thought, "why not?" and went for it. 
The book launch is tonight, 7pm at the Oakland Peace Center. I will be launching my book along with 6 other new writers to Nomadic Press. I'm in great, literary company. 
Thank you to every person who has read this blog over the years, attended my readings, listened to my radio stories or read my articles. Thank you for your support. I hope you enjoy the book! 

Cocoa Fly is Sick

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I am not feeling well and need to take a day or two off from my blog. My allergies have been kicking my behind the last few days. When I return, let's talk about Roger Ebert and his wife Chaz on Tuesday's Oprah. They're an example of true love. In the meantime, catch up on my series about black erotic literature until I return. It all starts here.

Peace, Love and Benadryl!

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  1. Hope you feel better soon.


  2. Feel better!!!!!!



  3. Thank you ladies! I'm feeling better.


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