Meet the Authors

Black Christian Reads is a community for readers and aspiring writers of Christian and inspirational novels that feature African-American characters. The community is hosted by a group of ten bestselling and award-winning Christian authors who write stories of faith, family and love.

To learn more about each author, visit their website below.

Angela Benson

Though Angela Benson began writing fiction in Miss Milizo's fifth grade English class, her first book was not published until 1994, more than thirty years ...
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Chandra Sparks Splond

Chandra Sparks Splond

Chandra Sparks Splond empowers and inspires through the written word. Every day, Splond writes and edits award-winning books, blogs and articles; speaks at schools, churches ...
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Kim Cash Tate

Kim Cash Tate

Kim Cash Tate is the author of several books and a former practicing attorney. She has a deep love for the word of God, and ...
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Michelle Lindo-Rice

Michelle Lindo-Rice enjoys crafting women's fiction with themes centered around the four "F" words: Faith, Friendship, Family and Forgiveness. She was nominated for Author of ...
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Michelle Stimpson

Bestselling, award-winning author Michelle Stimpson has penned more than twenty-five Christian fiction books including traditional bestseller Divas of Damascus Road, the highly acclaimed Falling Into ...
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Nigeria Lockley

Nigeria Lockley

Nigeria Lockley possesses two Master’s degrees from the City College of New York, one in English Secondary Education, which she utilizes as an educator with ...
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Norma Jarrett

Norma L. Jarrett

Norma L. Jarrett is the author of the novels Sunday Brunch (Best Girlfriend Book – Upscale Magazine), Sweet Magnolia (Essence magazine national book club selection) ...
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Pat Simmons

Pat Simmons is the bestselling author of ten Christian novels and several novellas. She is a two-time recipient of the Romance Slam Jam Emma Rodgers ...
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Piper Huguley

Piper G Huguley is the author of the “Home to Milford College” series which follows the building of a college from its founding in 1866 ...
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Rhonda McKnight

Rhonda McKnight is a fiction writing coach, free-lance editor, and the author of several Black Expressions Top 20 bestsellers including What Kind of Fool (Feb ...
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Sherri Lewis

Sherri L. Lewis, MD is a graduate of the Bethel Atlanta School of Supernatural Ministry. She has been in ministry training for the past 20 ...
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Stacy Hawkins Adams

Stacy Hawkins Adams is an award-winning author and journalist with a reputation for weaving tales in both the fiction and nonfiction genres that help readers ...
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Tia McCollors

Tia McCollors is an award-winning, bestselling author, speaker, and writing coach. She found success and acclaim with her first novel, A Heart of Devotion (Moody, ...
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Tyora Moody

Tyora Moody is the author of Soul-Searching Suspense novels in the Reed Family Series, Serena Manchester Series, Victory Gospel Series and the Eugeena Patterson Mysteries ...
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Unoma Nwankwor

Unoma Nwankor

Unoma Nwankwor is a romantic at heart. Born in  Akron, Ohio to Nigerian parents. She spent her childhood and early adulthood years in Port-Harcourt, Nigeria. She is ...
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Vanessa Miller

Vanessa Miller of Dayton, Ohio, is a best-selling author, playwright, and motivational speaker. Her stage productions include: Get You Some Business, Don’t Turn Your Back ...
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Vanessa Riley

Vanessa Riley

The Regency and early Victorian eras have always been a magnetizing draw for Vanessa Riley. Even as she worked to complete her doctorate in Mechanical ...
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