Boocoo Cultural Center is proud to host the acclaimed author Perri Gaffney this Thursday evening in the cafe for a book signing Thursday, October 3rd from 6-7pm... The book is called "The Resurrection of Alice". Here's some information about Perri Gaffney..."An accomplished New York actress, Perri Gaffney had a recurring role as Nurse Bentley on As The World Turns. She has been featured in Law & Order and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and she has starred in the Juney Smith films, Deep Trouble and Fake Preacher. She received a Helen Hayes Award Nomination for her portrayal of Dicey Long in the World Premiere production of Zora Neale Hurston's Polk County. Perri's writing credits include How To Manage Artists in Pop Music, co-authored with Mitch Weiss (Skyhorse Publiching), and numerous freelance articles in ROUTES, Black Masks, and African Eye magazines."
Early Accolades for The Resurrection of Alice by Perri Gaffney
“…a wonderful story. I love this book” AND “A terrific read… so original…” J. California Cooper (American Book Award Winner) “…we have been introduced to a rising star in the literary world… Perri has insight and ancestral connections akin to Toni Morrison and Alice Walker.” Evon Marcus (The Cleveland Black Literary Guild) Joyce Carol Thomas (National Book Award winning author/poet) calls “The Resurrection…” Heartbreaking and Toe Tickling. “’The Resurrection…’ Touches all of the senses with compelling narration that flows deep and rich as the Congo.” Abiodun Oyewole of The Last Poets
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