TWO GREAT FALL EVENTS

AUSTIN / 10/17 – 10/18
I’ll be at the 2015 Texas Book Festival.
More details here.

CLEVELAND / 11/20
I’ll be a featured speaker as part of the Lockwood Thompson Dialogues at the Cleveland Public Library.
More details to come here.

WONDERFUL REVIEW OF PLEASANTVILLE IN THE GUARDIAN

It is always a blessing to feel understood.

Pleasantville by Attica Locke – murder in a mayoral race.

Attica Locke photographed at her home in Los Angeles

IN WHICH I DISCUSS RACE POST-CIVIL RIGHTS, PLEASANTVILLE, AND EMPIRE

Had a chance to chat with David Ulin of the Los Angeles Times.

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Pre-order Pleasantville now!

Rave Review in Sunday’s Independent

I could not be more pleased or honored to have Pleasantville reviewed in this Sunday’s Independent.

“Pleasantville is every inch as impressive as its predecessors, with a new nuance and complexity burnishing the narrative.”

HOUSTON & LA, I’M COMING FOR YOU!

LOS ANGELES / APR 18
I’ll be at my favorite event of the year, The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. See full schedule here.

LOS ANGELES / APR 22
I’ll be at Skylight Books, 7:30 PM

HOUSTON / APR 27
I’ll be at Brazos Bookstore, 7 PM

LOS ANGELES / MAY 20
I’ll be at Vromans Bookstore in Pasadena, 7 PM

You can pre-order Pleasantville now!

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Empire Breaks 23-year Ratings Record!

What a blessing to be part of this amazing show

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EMPIRE RENEWED FOR A SECOND SEASON!

Empire,” your new favorite TV show (and mine!) renewed for a second season.

Meet the writing staff that’s bringing you such great TV. Proud to be a part of it.

NEW PROMO FOR “EMPIRE”!

EMPIRE COMING THIS JANUARY ON FOX!

I made TheRoot#100 for 2014!

BIG – NO, HUGE – NEWS!

I’m proud to announce that I’ve joined the staff of the new Fox show, Empire, coming in 2015, as a co-producer and writer. I am so excited about this show. Y’all ready for this? Check out the official trailer at the link.