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Sister’s Uptown Virtual Book Club: A Night of Poetry with Judy C. Andrews

We are excited to announce Sister’s Uptown Virtual Book Club – A Night of Poetry with Judy C. Andrews. In “The Gathering of Gemstones: A Poetry Collection,” Judy C. asure. A sensual and spiritual collection, Ms. Andrews’ poetry covers a range of topics using the motif, light. Subjects in this mystical collection include love, romance, relationships, and social justice issues. This artistic work of literature entertains and soothes readers from all walks of life who enjoy rich words of power and enchanting possibilities.
Judy C. Andrews received a Master of Arts degree in English/Creative Writing and a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences from The City College of New York. She has worked as an educator, freelance writer, an editor and presidentially appointed children;s advocate. Her work is a reflection of her Gullah/Geehee heritage. Ms. Andrews frequently writes about her characters who seek ways to rectify dangerous experiences.
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NY, NY 10032
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Sister’s Uptown Virtual Book Club: An Evening of Poetry with Radhiyah Ayobami

Please join Sister’s Uptown Virtual Book Club – An Evening with Radhiyah Ayobami author of, The Long Omen.
The Long Omen, is a blend of of ancestral stories, memoir and collective narrative. The narrator is a young mother raising her child in New York City. She opens with the story of her great-grandmother, whose experiences of assault lead the narrator on a journey to heal family and childhood wounds. Woven into this personal tale are the migration stories of the cultural and spiritual communities she explores as she attempts to find a balance between her financial obligations and her desire to travel and write. This is a story about learning to trust the vision within and finding a seed of joy in all things.



Sister’s Uptown Virtual Book Club: A Conversation with Bevy Smith

From the host of the fabulous and popular show Bevelations on SiriusXM’s Radio Andy channel, Bevy Smith’s irreverent and inspiring memoir about learning to live a big, authentic, and unapologetic life—and how you can, too. Purchase “Bevelations” from Sister’s Uptown: https://sistersuptownbookstore.square.site/product/bevelations-lessons-from-a-mutha-auntie-bestie/2365?cs=true&cst=custom

Bevy Smith was living what seemed like a glamorous dream as a fashion advertising executive, blazing a lucrative career for herself in the whitewashed magazine world. She jetsetted to Europe for fashion shows, dined and danced at every hot spot, and enjoyed a mighty roster of lovers.  So it came as quite a shock to Bevy when one day, after arriving at her luxury hotel in Milan, she collapsed on the Frette bedsheets and sobbed. Years of rolling with the in-crowd had taken its toll. Her satisfaction with work and life had hit rock bottom. But Bevy could not be defeated, and within minutes (okay, days) she grabbed a notepad and started realizing a truer path—one built on self-reflection and, ultimately, clarity. She figured out how to redirect her life toward meaningful creativity and freedom.
In her signature lively and infectious voice (there’s no one like Bevy!), Bevelations candidly shares how she reclaimed her life’s course and shows how we too can manifest our most bodacious dreams. From repossessing her bold childhood nature to becoming her own brand to envisioning her life’s next great destination (which will feature natural hair, important charitable giving, and a midcentury house overlooking the Pacific Ocean), Bevy invites readers along on the route of her personal transformation to reveal how each of us can live our best lives with honesty, joy, and, when we’re in the mood, a killer pair of shoes
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