Author Name: Eric Jerome Dickey (Born: 1961/07/07)
Author Description: Eric Jerome Dickey was once born in Memphis, Tennessee and attended the college of Memphis (the former Memphis State), the place he earned his measure in machine process 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 skills surfaced, inspiring him to turn into an actor and a slapstick comedian. but Eric speedy figured out that writing was once anything he may perhaps do and do good. From inventive writing periods to avidly eating the works of his favourite authors, Eric Jerome Dickey started to form a writing profession 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 appearing sessions 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 inventive 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 past By," was once released within the journal a spot to Enter.
With these successes at the back of him, Eric Jerome Dickey determined to fine-tune a few of his prior paintings and built a screenplay referred to as "Cappuccino." "Cappuccino" was once directed and produced through Craig Ross, Jr. and seemed in espresso homes round the la region. 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, although, didn't appear to satisfy Eric Jerome Dickey's artistic yearnings. Eric says, "I'd got down to do a ten-page tale and it should pass on for 3 hundred pages." So Eric saved writing and studying and sending out question letters for his novels for nearly 3 years until eventually he eventually bought an agent. "Then a door opened," Eric says. "And I placed my foot in ahead of they can shut it." And that door has remained opened, as Eric Jerome Dickey's novels have put him at the map as the best writers of up to date city fiction.
Eric Jerome Dickey's e-book signing excursions for Sister, Sister; buddies and fans; Milk in My espresso; Cheaters; and Liar's video game took him from coast to coast and helped propel each one of those novels to no 1 at the "Blackboard Bestsellers List." Cheaters was once named "Blackboard ebook of the Year" in 2000. In June 2000, Eric Jerome Dickey celebrated the French book of Milk in My espresso (Cafe Noisette) by means of embarking on a publication journey to Paris. quickly after, Milk in My espresso turned a bestseller in France. Eric Jerome Dickey's novels, Chasing future, Liar's video game, among enthusiasts, Thieves' Paradise, the opposite lady, force Me loopy, Genevieve, Naughty or great, drowsing with Strangers, Waking with Enemies, and delight have all earned him the luck of a place at the manhattan occasions bestseller record. Liar's online game, Thieves' Paradise, the opposite girl, and Genevieve have additionally given Dickey the further contrast of being nominated for an NAACP snapshot Award within the class of exceptional Literary paintings in 2001, 2002, 2004, and 2005. In 2006, he used to be commemorated with the awards for top modern Fiction and writer of the yr (Male) on the 2006 African American Literary Award convey. In 2008, Eric used to be nominated for Storyteller of the yr on the 1st annual ESSENCE Literary Awards. In January 2001, Eric Jerome Dickey was once a contributor to New American Library's anthology acquired To Be genuine: 4 unique Love tales, additionally a Blackboard Bestseller. He additionally had a narrative entitled "Fish Sanwich" seem 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 by means of Inte
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