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Kimberla Lawson Roby

New York Times Best-Selling Author, Podcast Host & Speaker

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Kimberla Lawson Roby Biography

New York Times best-selling author, founder of Successful Women of Faith – The Sisterhood (an online community for women), and speaker, Kimberla Lawson Roby, has published 29 books which include her faith-based, nonfiction title, "The Woman God Created You to Be: Finding Success Through Faith—Spiritually, Personally, and Professionally", as well as her novels, such as "Sister Friends Forever", "Better Late Than Never", "Sin of a Woman", "A Sinful Calling", "Changing Faces", "Best Friends Forever", "The Ultimate Betrayal", "A Christmas Prayer", "The Prodigal Son", "The Perfect Marriage", "The Reverend's Wife", "Be Careful What You Pray For", "Sin No More", "Casting the First Stone", and her debut title, "Behind Closed Doors", which was originally self-published through her own company, Lenox Press. She has sold more than 3 million copies of her books, and they have frequented numerous bestseller lists, including The New York Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, Essence, Upscale, Black Christian News, AALBC.com, Barnes and Noble, Amazon.com, Wal-Mart, The Dallas Morning News, The Austin Chronicle and many others.

Over the years, Roby has spoken to thousands of women at conferences, churches, expos, workshops, luncheons, libraries, colleges, universities and bookstores. She shares her own personal journey straight from her heart and has a strong passion toward helping women become all whom God created them to be.

Roby is the 2013 NAACP Image Award Winner for Outstanding Literary Work – Fiction, the recipient of the 2017 SOAR Radio Trailblazer of Honor award, the 2017 Southwest Florida Reading Festival Distinguished Author award, the 2017 AAMBC Christian Fiction Author of the Year award and the 2014 AAMBC Female Author of the Year award, the 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2013 African-American Literary Awards Show (New York, NY) Female Author of the Year award, the Blackboard Fiction Book of the Year Award in 2001 for CASTING THE FIRST STONE, and in 2001, Roby was inducted into the Rock Valley College Alumni Hall of Fame (Rockford, IL). Additionally, in 2020, she was named by USA Today as one of the 100 black novelists you should read.

Roby’s books deal with very real issues, including women empowerment, racial and gender discrimination in the workplace, sexual harassment, marriage, infidelity, divorce, single motherhood, infertility, breast cancer, domestic violence, childhood sexual abuse, mental illness, drug and gambling addiction, sibling rivalry, problems within the church (and the consequences), Christian/family/moral values, and the care-giving of a parent to name a few. In addition, Roby’s books offer a message of redemption, forgiveness, and the realities of everyday life.

Roby next novel, "Sister Friends Forever", will be released on August 9, 2022, and she resides in Illinois with her husband, Will.

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One in a Million

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One In A Million

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Kimberla Lawson Roby Biography

New York Times best-selling author, founder of Successful Women of Faith – The Sisterhood (an online community for women), and speaker, Kimberla Lawson Roby, has published 29 books which include her faith-based, nonfiction title, "The Woman God Created You to Be: Finding Success Through Faith—Spiritually, Personally, and Professionally", as well as her novels, such as "Sister Friends Forever", "Better Late Than Never", "Sin of a Woman", "A Sinful Calling", "Changing Faces", "Best Friends Forever", "The Ultimate Betrayal", "A Christmas Prayer", "The Prodigal Son", "The Perfect Marriage", "The Reverend's Wife", "Be Careful What You Pray For", "Sin No More", "Casting the First Stone", and her debut title, "Behind Closed Doors", which was originally self-published through her own company, Lenox Press. She has sold more than 3 million copies of her books, and they have frequented numerous bestseller lists, including The New York Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, Essence, Upscale, Black Christian News, AALBC.com, Barnes and Noble, Amazon.com, Wal-Mart, The Dallas Morning News, The Austin Chronicle and many others.

Over the years, Roby has spoken to thousands of women at conferences, churches, expos, workshops, luncheons, libraries, colleges, universities and bookstores. She shares her own personal journey straight from her heart and has a strong passion toward helping women become all whom God created them to be.

Roby is the 2013 NAACP Image Award Winner for Outstanding Literary Work – Fiction, the recipient of the 2017 SOAR Radio Trailblazer of Honor award, the 2017 Southwest Florida Reading Festival Distinguished Author award, the 2017 AAMBC Christian Fiction Author of the Year award and the 2014 AAMBC Female Author of the Year award, the 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2013 African-American Literary Awards Show (New York, NY) Female Author of the Year award, the Blackboard Fiction Book of the Year Award in 2001 for CASTING THE FIRST STONE, and in 2001, Roby was inducted into the Rock Valley College Alumni Hall of Fame (Rockford, IL). Additionally, in 2020, she was named by USA Today as one of the 100 black novelists you should read.

Roby’s books deal with very real issues, including women empowerment, racial and gender discrimination in the workplace, sexual harassment, marriage, infidelity, divorce, single motherhood, infertility, breast cancer, domestic violence, childhood sexual abuse, mental illness, drug and gambling addiction, sibling rivalry, problems within the church (and the consequences), Christian/family/moral values, and the care-giving of a parent to name a few. In addition, Roby’s books offer a message of redemption, forgiveness, and the realities of everyday life.

Roby next novel, "Sister Friends Forever", will be released on August 9, 2022, and she resides in Illinois with her husband, Will.

Kimberla Lawson Roby Videos

  • An Evening with Kimberla Lawson Roby
  • ESP Presents New York Times Bestselling Author Kimberla Lawson Roby
  • Best Selling Author Kimberla Lawson Roby Talks New Book

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  • How to book Kimberla Lawson Roby?

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

    Booking fees for Kimberla Lawson Roby, 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 Kimberla Lawson Roby, 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 Kimberla Lawson Roby?

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

Kimberla Lawson Roby is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Kimberla Lawson Roby for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Kimberla Lawson Roby generally travels from IL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Dr. Bernice King, Nikki Giovanni, Roland Martin, Todd Bridges and Carl Weber. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Kimberla Lawson Roby for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Kimberla Lawson Roby Speaker Videos

  • An Evening with Kimberla Lawson Roby
    ESP Presents New York Times Bestselling Author Kimberla Lawson Roby
  • Best Selling Author Kimberla Lawson Roby Talks New Book
    Kimberla Lawson Roby at the Southwest Florida Reading Festival

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