Kalisha Buckhanon Kalisha Buckhanon

Kalisha Buckhanon is the author of the novels “Solemn,” “Conception,” and “Upstate.” Her honors include a Literary Fiction Audie Award, American Library Association ALEX Award, Friends of American Writers Award, Illinois Arts Council Fellowship, Pushcart Prize and Hurston-Wright Awards nominations, and special Young Author award from novelist Terry McMillan. She also appears on ID Channel, BET, and TV One as a true crime expert in cases involving women.

News and Reviews
20 Black women authors with 2019 book releases you need on your shelves (The Grio)
July 2019 Reads for the Rest of Us (Ms. Magazine)
5 books not to miss (USA TODAY)
A Walking Tour of a Breakdown: A Review of “Speaking of Summer” by Kalisha Buckhanon (New City Lit)
7 new books not to miss (Chicago Sun Times)
Speaking Of Summer, Kalisha Buckhanon’s Novel Giving Credit To Black Women For Beating The Odds, Releases As A “Best” Pick Of 30 Major Media Outlets (Black PR Wire)
Book Review: “Speaking of Summer” (Chicago Defender)


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