Bernice L. McFadden (born September 26, 1965) is an American novelist. She has also written humorous erotica under the pseudonym Geneva Holliday. Bernice L. McFadden was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She has authored fifteen novels.
Bernice L. In 2016 McFadden was awarded an MFA from The Writer's Foundry at St. Joseph's College in Brooklyn, NY. She is a Professor of Practice in Creative Writing at Tulane University in New Orleans. Praise Song for the Butterflies, Brooklyn, New York: Akashic Books, 2018.
Critical Praise for Glorious by Bernice L. McFadden, Finalist for the NAACP Image Award for Fiction, Winner of. . McFadden, Finalist for the NAACP Image Award for Fiction, Winner of the BCALA Literary Award for Fiction, Debut selection of the One Book . In reading Bernice’s work, particularly The Warmest December, which, unlike her other two books that I’ve read, is set in contemporary times, I wondered how much of it came from her actual life. The book tells the story of a woman named Kenzie sitting at her father’s bedside as he slowly dies.
Cigarette smoke loomed around me like a gray cloud and quiet chatter cradled the screeching sounds of chairs being moved and rearranged. I wouldn’t speak today. In fact, I hadn’t spoken at all since. the day I first stepped foot in this room. Six months and counting and not a word had I uttered. I just needed to be there with people who were like me. I didn’t even speak to Glenna about the time I spent in those rooms, among those people. She never really asked me how it was going; she was good about things like that. McFadden: Bernice L. McFadden is the author of seven critically acclaimed novels including the classic . McFadden is the author of seven critically acclaimed novels including the classic Sugar and Glorious, which was featured in Oprah Magazine and selected as the debut title for the One Book, One Harlem program. She is a two-time Hurston/Wright Legacy Award finalist, as well as the recipient of two fiction honor awards from the BCALA. Her sophomore novel, The Warmest December, was praised by Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison as "searing and expertly imagined. McFadden lives in Brooklyn, New York.
The Dallas Morning News The Warmest December is the incredibly moving story of one Brooklyn family and the alcoholism that determined years of. McFadden is the author of seven critically acclaimed novels.
The Dallas Morning News The Warmest December is the incredibly moving story of one Brooklyn family and the alcoholism that determined years of their lives. Narrated by Kenzie Lowe, a young woman reminiscent of Jamaica Kincaid's Annie John, as she visits her dying father and finds that choices she once thought beyond her control are very much hers to make. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.
Bonus: This e-book features an excerpt from Bernice L. McFadden's New York Times Notable Book of the Year . McFadden's New York Times Notable Book of the Year Gathering of Waters. Nothing can MEND a broken heart quite like family. Sherry has struggled all her life to understand who she is, where she comes from, and, most important, why her mother slapped her cheek one summer afternoon. McFadden has a wonderful ear for dialogue, and her entertaining prose equally accommodates humor and pathos.
The Warmest December - Bernice L. McFadden. Critical Praise for Glorious by Bernice L. The book is sweeping in scope and brings to life the tenuous existence of an African American artist in the early twentieth century. Finalist for the NAACP Image Award for Fiction. Winner of the BCALA Literary Award for Fiction. Debut selection of the One Book, One Harlem program. I hadn’t read a word of hers before, but I will follow her from now o.
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The company was later sold and she was laid off and unemployed for one year. She cites that year as the turning point in her life because during those 12 months she began to dedicate herself to the art of writing. During the next nine years she held three jobs, always looking for something exciting and satisfying. Forever frustrated with corporate America and the requirements they put on their employees, McFadden enrolled at Fordham University.