Author Name: Eric Jerome Dickey (Born: 1961/07/07)
Author Description: Eric Jerome Dickey was once born in Memphis, Tennessee and attended the collage of Memphis (the former Memphis State), the place he earned his measure in computing device procedure know-how. In 1983, he moved to l. a. to pursue a occupation in engineering.
After touchdown a role within the aerospace as a software program developer, Eric Jerome Dickey's inventive abilities surfaced, inspiring him to develop into an actor and a slapstick comedian. but Eric fast discovered that writing used to be anything he may possibly do and do good. From artistic writing sessions to avidly eating the works of his favourite authors, Eric Jerome Dickey started to form a writing occupation of his personal. Having written a number of scripts for his own comedy act, he all started writing poetry and brief tales. "The movie paintings gave me perception into personality improvement, the performing periods helped me comprehend motivation...All of it is going hand in hand," Eric explains. He joined the IBWA (International Black Writers and Artists), participated of their improvement workshops, and have become a recipient of the IBWA SEED Scholarship to wait UCLA's artistic Writing sessions. In 1994 his first released brief tale, "Thirteen," seemed within the IBWA's River Crossing: Voices of the Diaspora-An Anthology of the foreign Black event. A moment brief tale, "Days long gone By," was once released within the journal a spot to Enter.
With these successes at the back of him, Eric Jerome Dickey made up our minds to fine-tune a few of his previous paintings and built a screenplay referred to as "Cappuccino." "Cappuccino" was once directed and produced by means of Craig Ross, Jr. and seemed in espresso homes round the l. a. sector. In February 1998, "Cappuccino" made its neighborhood debut in the course of the Pan African movie competition on the Magic Johnson Theater in Los Angeles.
Short tales, notwithstanding, didn't appear to satisfy Eric Jerome Dickey's inventive yearnings. Eric says, "I'd got down to do a ten-page tale and it is going to cross on for 3 hundred pages." So Eric stored writing and analyzing and sending out question letters for his novels for nearly 3 years till he eventually obtained an agent. "Then a door opened," Eric says. "And I placed my foot in prior to they can shut it." And that door has remained opened, as Eric Jerome Dickey's novels have positioned him at the map as the best writers of latest city fiction.
Eric Jerome Dickey's publication signing excursions for Sister, Sister; neighbors and fans; Milk in My espresso; Cheaters; and Liar's online game took him from coast to coast and helped propel each one of those novels to no 1 at the "Blackboard Bestsellers List." Cheaters used to be named "Blackboard publication of the Year" in 2000. In June 2000, Eric Jerome Dickey celebrated the French book of Milk in My espresso (Cafe Noisette) by way of embarking on a booklet travel to Paris. quickly after, Milk in My espresso turned a bestseller in France. Eric Jerome Dickey's novels, Chasing future, Liar's online game, among fanatics, Thieves' Paradise, the opposite girl, force Me loopy, Genevieve, Naughty or great, sound asleep with Strangers, Waking with Enemies, and enjoyment have all earned him the good fortune of a place at the ny instances bestseller checklist. Liar's video game, Thieves' Paradise, the opposite girl, and Genevieve have additionally given Dickey the extra contrast of being nominated for an NAACP photo Award within the classification of exceptional Literary paintings in 2001, 2002, 2004, and 2005. In 2006, he was once venerated with the awards for most sensible modern Fiction and writer of the yr (Male) on the 2006 African American Literary Award express. In 2008, Eric was once nominated for Storyteller of the 12 months on the 1st annual ESSENCE Literary Awards. In January 2001, Eric Jerome Dickey was once a contributor to New American Library's anthology bought To Be genuine: 4 unique Love tales, additionally a Blackboard Bestseller. He additionally had a narrative entitled "Fish Sanwich" look within the anthology moms and Sons. In June 2002, Dickey contributed to Black Silk: a set of African American Erotica (Warner Books) in addition to to Riots underneath the Baobab (published via Inte
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