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Jewell Parker Rhodes

Award-Winning Author of "Ghost Boys"

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 Jewell Parker Rhodes Biography

Dr. Jewell Parker Rhodes is the author of six adult novels: "Voodoo Dreams", "Magic City", "Douglass’ Women", "Season", "Moon", and "Hurricane", as well as the memoir "Porch Stories: A Grandmother’s Guide to Happiness", and two writing guides, "Free Within Ourselves: Fiction Lessons for Black Authors" and "The African American Guide to Writing and Publishing Non-Fiction". Her adult literary awards include the American Book Award, the National Endowment of the Arts Award in Fiction, the Black Caucus of the American Library Award for Literary Excellence, and the PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Award for Outstanding Writing.

Rhodes is the author of "Ghost Boys", "Towers Falling", and "the Louisiana Girls" children’s book trilogy. The books in this series have received the Parents’ Choice Foundation Award, the Coretta Scott King Author Honor Award, and the Jane Addam’s Children’s Book Award, among others. "Towers Falling" is a Junior Library Guild Selection, an Amazon’s Best Book of the Month, and an ADL Best Kid Lit on Bias, Diversity, and Social Justice selection. "Ghost Boys", her newest novel, was named the #1 Kids’ Indie Next Pick, a NAIBA Book of the Year, a Project LIT Book Club Selection, and one of Amazon’s Best Children’s Books of the Year So Far.

Rhodes grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Drama Criticism, a Master of Arts in English, and a Doctor of Arts in English from Carnegie Mellon University. Rhodes is the Founding Artistic Director and Piper Endowed Chair at the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at Arizona State University.

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Black Brother, Black Brother

Black Brother, Black Brother

Ghost Boys

Ghost Boys

Towers Falling

Towers Falling

Bayou Magic

Bayou Magic

Sugar

Sugar

Moon: A  Novel

Moon: A Novel

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Jewell Parker Rhodes

Award-Winning Author of "Ghost Boys"

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Jewell Parker Rhodes Biography

Dr. Jewell Parker Rhodes is the author of six adult novels: "Voodoo Dreams", "Magic City", "Douglass’ Women", "Season", "Moon", and "Hurricane", as well as the memoir "Porch Stories: A Grandmother’s Guide to Happiness", and two writing guides, "Free Within Ourselves: Fiction Lessons for Black Authors" and "The African American Guide to Writing and Publishing Non-Fiction". Her adult literary awards include the American Book Award, the National Endowment of the Arts Award in Fiction, the Black Caucus of the American Library Award for Literary Excellence, and the PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Award for Outstanding Writing.

Rhodes is the author of "Ghost Boys", "Towers Falling", and "the Louisiana Girls" children’s book trilogy. The books in this series have received the Parents’ Choice Foundation Award, the Coretta Scott King Author Honor Award, and the Jane Addam’s Children’s Book Award, among others. "Towers Falling" is a Junior Library Guild Selection, an Amazon’s Best Book of the Month, and an ADL Best Kid Lit on Bias, Diversity, and Social Justice selection. "Ghost Boys", her newest novel, was named the #1 Kids’ Indie Next Pick, a NAIBA Book of the Year, a Project LIT Book Club Selection, and one of Amazon’s Best Children’s Books of the Year So Far.

Rhodes grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Drama Criticism, a Master of Arts in English, and a Doctor of Arts in English from Carnegie Mellon University. Rhodes is the Founding Artistic Director and Piper Endowed Chair at the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at Arizona State University.

Jewell Parker Rhodes Videos

  • Black Brother, Black Brother by Jewell Parker Rhodes | Book Talk ...
    Dec 9, 2019 ... Jewell Parker Rhodes's Black Brother, Black Brother is another unforgettable book by an author that is quickly becoming one of the...
  • Jewell Parker Rhodes reads an excerpt from Ghost Boys - YouTube
    Jan 24, 2019 ... Jewell Parker Rhodes reads an excerpt from Ghost Boys. Reading Rockets. Loading... Unsubscribe from Reading Rockets? Cancel
  • Jewell Parker Rhodes: 2018 National Book Festival - YouTube
    Oct 10, 2018 ... Jewell Parker Rhodes discusses "Ghost Boys" at the 2018 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. Speaker...

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  • How to book Jewell Parker Rhodes?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jewell Parker Rhodes 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 Jewell Parker Rhodes, 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 Jewell Parker Rhodes or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Jewell Parker Rhodes?

    Booking fees for Jewell Parker Rhodes, 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 Jewell Parker Rhodes, 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 Jewell Parker Rhodes?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jewell Parker Rhodes 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 Jewell Parker Rhodes 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 Jewell Parker Rhodes or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jewell Parker Rhodes 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.

Jewell Parker Rhodes is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Jewell Parker Rhodes for your event is available upon request. Jewell Parker Rhodes generally travels from San Jose, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Bell Hooks, Rebecca Walker, Ijeoma Oluo, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor and Enid Lee. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jewell Parker Rhodes for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Jewell Parker Rhodes Speaker Videos

  • Black Brother, Black Brother by Jewell Parker Rhodes | Book Talk ...
    Dec 9, 2019 ... Jewell Parker Rhodes's Black Brother, Black Brother is another unforgettable book by an author that is quickly becoming one of the most ...
    Jewell Parker Rhodes reads an excerpt from Ghost Boys - YouTube
    Jan 24, 2019 ... Jewell Parker Rhodes reads an excerpt from Ghost Boys. Reading Rockets. Loading... Unsubscribe from Reading Rockets? Cancel
  • Jewell Parker Rhodes: 2018 National Book Festival - YouTube
    Oct 10, 2018 ... Jewell Parker Rhodes discusses "Ghost Boys" at the 2018 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. Speaker Biography: ...

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