Dera Williams

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Industry Education
Occupation Admin Asst.
Location Oakland, CA, United States
Introduction While my day job is in education working with students, faculty and administrators and help developing curriculum, I consider my real life as writer. In that capacity, I write fiction, nonfiction, memoir,and essays. I have been published in a number of anthologies and a journal. I have also published academically, writing profiles and history for encyclopedia journals. I am also a book reviewer, editor and involved in all things literary.
Interests History, genealogy, African American culture, journaling, tea lover and collecter of tea cups and accessories and teas. I love the symphony and ballet.
Favorite Movies The Five Heartbeats, Love Jones, Initation of Life, Play Misty for Me, and the old Hitchcock Movies.
Favorite Music Spanish guitars, instrumental, old school R&B, some jazz and blues.I even like country.
Favorite Books Too many to name here. I love James Baldwin and Zora Neale Hurston. Their Eyes Were Watching God was life changing for me.