Raw and Gritty Images of African-American Men Get a Spotlight

Houston, TX, March 17, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Author Tia Stewart’s, new book, “Colors of a Man, Tribute to African-American Men”Sweeps Readers Views Literary 2009 Awards with raw and gritty images of African-American Men.

Poet and Novelist, Tia Stewart continues to receive rave reviews and accolades for “Colors of a Man, Tribute to African-American Men.” Tia Stewart’s

“This is not normal poetry, it makes you cry and think,” is what one bookseller’s review says about the poet and new novelist.

Colors of a Man, Tribute to African-American Men was honored by the Readers Views Literary Awards 2009 for first place Poetry, 2nd place Humanities, and the BookHitch Award for Most Innovative Poetry Book.

The former CEO of Big Momma Bail bonds and forensic psychiatric nurse blends history, romance, “Big momma-style advice,” murder, mystery and metaphors, within her poetry-filled, page-turning novels. Her new romantic suspense novel, Colors of a Man Green Caviar is due for release summer 2010.

Ms. Stewart will be promoting her latest book “Colors of a Man, Tribute to African-American Men,” at the following book festival locations:

March 20, 2010
Virginia Festival of the Book
Charlottesville Omni Atrium
235 West Main Street
Charlottesville, Virginia

London Book Fair 2010
April 19-23 2010
New Title Showcase
Earls Court Entrance
United Kingdom

April 24, 25 2010
Los Angeles Times Festival of the Book
UCLA Campus
405 Hilgard Ave.
Los Angeles, California

May 2010
National Black Book Festival (May 22, 23)
Crowne Plaza Hotel-Downtown
Houston, Texas

Book Expo America (May 25, 27)
Jacob Javits Center
New York, New York
Booth 4422

Purchase your copy and preview “Black” an mp3 poem at the author’s website at http://www.TiaStewart.com.
Group sales at http://www.outskirtspress.com/buybooks.
Colors of a Man, Tribute to African-American Men ISBN 978-14327-3818-1

Author Contacts

Tia Stewart is an African-American writer whose penchant for verbiage started in the fifth grade when her teachers thought she was passing handwritten notes about boys, but she and her best friend were editing each other’s books and magazine articles. Her first paperback book is a poetry collection, Colors of Man: Tribute to African-American Men (ISBN 978-14327-3818-1). Her first publication, Colors of a Man: Transgressions and Hope was published in April 2009 as an EBook on Amazon.

She writes in several genres, but poetry is her passion. Ms. Stewart is an RN, who attended Northwestern University and is an alumnus of Norfolk State University, and Excelsior University. She also attended the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University for one year before becoming a full-time mommy. Ms. Stewart is the former CEO of Big Momma bail bonds located in Richmond, Virginia. Ms. Stewart is an active member of James River Writers. Tia lives in Richmond, Virginia with her family. Find her at www.TiaStewart.com

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Tia Stewart