• AUGUST 17-20, 2023



Vanessa Riley is an award-winning author of more than 20 books which encompass historical fiction, historical romance, and historical mystery. Her novels showcase the hidden histories of Black women and women of color, emphasizing strong sisterhoods and dazzling multicultural communities, and have been praised by the AAMBC, Washington Post, New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, NPR, Publishers Weekly, Essence Magazine, and many others. Vanessa holds a doctorate in mechanical engineering from Stanford University and several other degrees from Stanford and Penn State Universities. To learn more, connect with Vanessa at @VanessaRiley on Twitter, @VanessaRileyAuthor on Facebook, Instagram, and Tiktok, or visit VanessaRiley.com.

Copyright © 2023 Writer's Digest, a division of Active Interest Media