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Naima Coster

Award-Winning Author of "Halsey Street" & "What’s Mine and Yours"

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Naima Coster Biography

Naima Coster is a New York Times bestselling author of two novels and a recipient of the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 honor. Her most recent novel, "What’s Mine and Yours," was a Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club pick, a Book of the Month Club pick, a statewide read for One Maryland One Book, and longlisted for the Mark Twain American Voice in Literature Award. It was named a best book of the year by Kirkus, Amazon, Esquire, Marie Claire, Ms. Magazine, The Millions, and Refinery29.

Coster’s first novel, "Halsey Street," was a finalist for the Kirkus Prize for Fiction and a semifinalist for the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award.

Coster’s stories and essays have appeared in the New York Times, Elle, Time, Kweli, The Cut, The Sunday Times, and Catapult, among other publications, and in numerous anthologies. She earned her MFA at the Columbia University School of the Arts and has taught writing for over a decade in community settings, youth programs, and universities.

Coster is currently at work on her third novel. She lives in Brooklyn with her family.

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Naima Coster for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Naima Coster, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Naima Coster or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Naima Coster?

    Booking fees for Naima Coster, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Naima Coster, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Naima Coster?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Naima Coster for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Naima Coster for your next private or corporate function.
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    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Naima Coster or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Naima Coster or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Award-Winning Author of "Halsey Street" & "What’s Mine and Yours"

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Naima Coster Biography

Naima Coster is a New York Times bestselling author of two novels and a recipient of the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 honor. Her most recent novel, "What’s Mine and Yours," was a Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club pick, a Book of the Month Club pick, a statewide read for One Maryland One Book, and longlisted for the Mark Twain American Voice in Literature Award. It was named a best book of the year by Kirkus, Amazon, Esquire, Marie Claire, Ms. Magazine, The Millions, and Refinery29.

Coster’s first novel, "Halsey Street," was a finalist for the Kirkus Prize for Fiction and a semifinalist for the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award.

Coster’s stories and essays have appeared in the New York Times, Elle, Time, Kweli, The Cut, The Sunday Times, and Catapult, among other publications, and in numerous anthologies. She earned her MFA at the Columbia University School of the Arts and has taught writing for over a decade in community settings, youth programs, and universities.

Coster is currently at work on her third novel. She lives in Brooklyn with her family.

Naima Coster Videos

  • Talking Volumes 2021: Naima Coster
    Minnesota Public Radio and the Star Tribune are proud to announce a special series of Talking Volumes virtual events centered around the topic of...
  • #Dominicanreaders Book Club- Naima Coster on her novel "Halsey Street
    In this conversation, Naima Coster joins JP Infante to discuss her book Halsey Street.
  • Bad Women: a Panel on Writing
    What does it means to be a bad woman? Watch Elena Nicolaou who is an entertainment writer at Refinery 29 host a panel consisting of authors: Georgia...

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  • How to book Naima Coster?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Naima Coster for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Naima Coster, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Naima Coster or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Naima Coster?

    Booking fees for Naima Coster, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Naima Coster, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Naima Coster?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Naima Coster for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Naima Coster for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Naima Coster or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Naima Coster or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Naima Coster is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Naima Coster for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Naima Coster generally travels from Brooklyn, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Nikki Giovanni, Michael W. Twitty, Ijeoma Oluo, Terry McMillan and Esmeralda Santiago. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Naima Coster for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Naima Coster Speaker Videos

  • Talking Volumes 2021: Naima Coster
    Minnesota Public Radio and the Star Tribune are proud to announce a special series of Talking Volumes virtual events centered around the topic of race in America. MPR News host Kerri Miller...
    #Dominicanreaders Book Club- Naima Coster on her novel "Halsey Street
    In this conversation, Naima Coster joins JP Infante to discuss her book Halsey Street.
  • Bad Women: a Panel on Writing
    What does it means to be a bad woman? Watch Elena Nicolaou who is an entertainment writer at Refinery 29 host a panel consisting of authors: Georgia Clark (The Bucket List), Naima Coster (Halsey...
    Returning HOME and HEALING RELATIONSHIPS w/ Naima Coster
    HALSEY STREET - Naima Coster Episode 284

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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