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ARCHIVED LIST OF 2008 AUTHOR/ENTERTAINER INTERVIEWS ON AUDIO

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(Updated Monthly)
JANUARY 2008
E. JOYCE MOORE, author of 'GETTIN' TO THE GOOD WOOD: Unlocking the Mystery of Relationships'
ANGELA CURTIS, author of 'From Mourning to Morning'
GILBERT BANKS, filmmaker of 'Eye Was Blind'
BRIAN CURTIS, author of 'Wake Up Young Brother'.
FEBRUARY 2008
DAWN BREEDON, author of 'Remember to Breathe'.
MARCH 2008
VALERIE GIBSON, author of 'COUGARS: A Guide for Older Women Dating
     Younger Men'
MELBA MOORE, Tony-award winning actress and recording artist
APRIL 2008
Radio Book Club re-runs
MAY 2008
BILL DUKE, acclaimed actor and filmmaker, and director of the movie 'Cover'
DAWN BREEDON, author of 'Remember to Breathe'.
JUNE 2008
[Radio Book Club on Brief Hiatus]
JULY 2008
LAWANDA WOODS, author of 'Imprisoned for Preparation'
ANJUELLE FLOYD, author of 'Keeper of Secrets...' and other titles
LINDA THOMAS, author of 'Out From Egyptland'
ALRETHA THOMAS, author of 'Daughter Denied'
SAMUEL TAYLOR, author of 'Why Do African Americans Call Themselves the
    "N....." Word'
BYRON RICHARDS, author of 'The Leptin Diet...' and other titles.
AUGUST 2008

ARCHIVED LIST OF 2009 AUTHOR/ENTERTAINER INTERVIEWS ON AUDIO

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(Updated Monthly)
JANUARY 2009
Radio Book Club re-runs
FEBRUARY 2009
Radio Book Club re-runs
MARCH 2009
MATTHEW 'FUNDAMENTAL' SMITH: Lyricist / Rap Artist 
Radio Book Club re-runs
APRIL 2009
NICOLE BROWN,
JEANNETTE DRAKE,
A. KATRESE PERERA,
PEGGY BROOKS-BERTRAM (Editor); and
BARBARA NEVERGOLD (Editor),
All contributors to: 'Go, Tell Michelle: African American Women Write to the New First Lady'
MAY 2009
DAVID BARR III (Actor / Playwright)
REBECCA LERWILL, author of 'Relocating Mia' and 'The Acronym'
JUNE 2009
DAVID BARR III (Actor / Playwright) [Encore Interview]
AUGUST 2009
ROLAND S. JEFFERSON, author of 'White Coat Fever' and other titles
  (short interview)
SEPTEMBER 2009
ROLAND S. JEFFERSON, author of 'White Coat Fever' and other titles
  (extended interview)
OCTOBER 2009
REBEKAH LYNN PIERCE, filmmaker: 'The Briefcase', 'Bell Blu' the film; playwright: 'The Myth', 'Bell Blu' the stage play; author: 'Sex, Lies & Shoeboxes';
BLACK LIQUID, music artist;
FUNDAMENTAL, music artist
NOVEMBER 2009
CAROL SPEED, actress, author, screenwriter;
Dr. ERIC A. YANCY, debut CD, 'Modern Spiritual'
DECEMBER 2009
SATIAFA, author of 'Love Locked Down' and other titles;
Dr. MAXINE THOMPSON, author of 'Hostage of Lies' and other titles;
PATRICK HERON, author of 'Apocalypse 2000', 'Apocalypse Soon', 'The Nephilim & the Pyramid of the Apocalypse', and 'The Anti-Christ

ARCHIVED LIST OF 2010 AUTHOR/ENTERTAINER INTERVIEWS ON AUDIO - (Updated Monthly)

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JANUARY 2010
Radio Book Club re-runs
FEBRUARY 2010
Radio Book Club re-runs
MARCH 2010
ROB CORCORAN, author of 'TRUSTBUILDING: an Honest Conversation on Race, Reconciliation, and Responsibility
APRIL 2010
SATIAFA, author of 'LOVE LOCKED DOWN';
RICHARD JEANTY, author of 'HOODFELLAS II' and other titles
MAY 2010
ERIC THOMPSON, author of 'GOD PLEASER';
JUNE 2010
LARRY ELLIS, jazz musician
JULY 2010
VFTD Hiatus
AUGUST 2010
VALERIE AUGUSTE-PARTIN, author of 'EYE WAS BLIND' and 'EYE WAS BLIND...NOW EYE SEE'
Dr. SHAWN UTSEY, author of several Scholarly publications
SEPTEMBER 2010
DEBBIE BOWIE, author of 'ROCK SCISSORS PAPER...'
Judge KAREN MILLS-FRANCIS, author of 'STAY IN YOUR LANE...'
OCTOBER 2010
TANYA WRIGHT, screenwriter/author of 'BUTTER FLY RISING'
MARA SHALHOUP, investigative journalist/author of 'BMF - The Rise and Fall of
        BIG MEECH and the BLACK MAFIA FAMILY'
NOVEMBER 2010
DEBBIE BOWIE, author of 'ROCK SCISSORS PAPER...'
STACEY LANDON, author of 'YOU AIN'T SAYIN' NUTHIN...'
DECEMBER 2010
MINDY LOISELLE,  co-author of 'SHINING THROUGH'; 'BACK ON TRACK' and
           'Rewind, Rebound: A TEENAGE GUY'S BOOK FOR DEALING WITH SEXUAL ABUSE'

ARCHIVED LIST OF 2011 AUTHOR/ENTERTAINER INTERVIEWS ON AUDIO - (Updated Monthly)

JANUARY 2011
(Part II) MINDY LOISELLE,  co-author of 'SHINING THROUGH'; 'BACK ON TRACK' and
  'Rewind, Rebound: A TEENAGE GUY'S BOOK FOR DEALING WITH SEXUAL ABUSE';
FEBRUARY 2011
HARRINE FREEMAN, author of 'HOW TO GET OUT OF DEBT...'
Professor DEVIN ROBINSON, author of 'HOW TO BECOME A SUCCESSFUL BEAUTY SUPPLY STORE OWNER, and other titles;
MARCH 2011
T.S. CHIN, author of 'H.A.P.P.Y. L.I.F.E.: Ancient Wisdom-Modern Philosophy';
BRENDA JACKSON, author of 'A Silken Thread' and 80 other titles.
APRIL 2011
T.S. CHIN, author of 'H.A.P.P.Y. L.I.F.E.: Ancient Wisdom-Modern Philosophy';
WESS MORGAN, minister and gospel singer 'I CHOOSE TO WORSHIP';
PATRICK 'PADDY' HERON, author of 'Return of the Anti-Christ...', and other titles;
MAY 2011
(VFTD Radio Book Club on hiatus)
JUNE 2011
SATIAFA (DANITA GREEN), author of 'Love Locked Down' and other titles
JULY 2011
DANIELLE SANTIAGO, author of the trilogy: 'Ghetto Girl', 'Grindin' and 'Allure of the Game'
AUGUST 2001
Dr. MAXINE THOMPSON, author of 'LA Blues, 'Hostage of Lies' and other titles
OCTOBER 2011
PATRICE EVANS, author of the 'NEGROPEDIA...'

ARCHIVED LIST OF 2012 AUTHOR/ENTERTAINER INTERVIEWS ON AUDIO - (Updated Monthly)

JANUARY 2012
ALICIA SINGLETON, author of 'DARK SIDE OF VALOR'
FEBRUARY 2012
NEVADA BARR, author of 'The Anna Pigeon Mysteries'
PAT SIMMONS, author of 'Guilty by Association: The Jamieson Legacy' and other titles;
TIMOTHY STELLY, Sr., author of 'The Human Trial' series and other titles
MARCH 2012
Radio Book Club hiatus
APRIL 2012
SADEQA JOHNSON, author of 'Love in a Carry-on Bag';
MAY 2012
ALICE RANDALL, author of 'Ada's Rules...' and othr titles;
TRACEY SYPHAX, author of 'From the Block to the Boardroom';
GEORGE DAVIS, author of 'The Melting Points' and other titles,
AUGUST 2012
REBEKAH LYNN PIERCE, author, playwright and filmmaker of 'That Color Blind Kind of Love (play); 'The Briefcase', 'Bell Blu' (films); 'Sex, Lies & Shoeboxes' (novella), and other literary works;
JACQUELINE E. LUCKETT, author of 'Passing Love' and 'Searching for Tina Turner'
SEPTEMBER 2012
LAKESIA L. JOHNSON, author of 'ICONIC: Decoding the Images of the Revolutionary Black Woman'
MARCIA ALESAN DAWKINS, author of 'Clearly Invisible: Racial Passing and the Color of Cultural Identity'
T.J. PARSELL, filmmaker and author of 'FISH: A Memoir of a Boy in a Man's Prison'
OCTOBER 2012
Professor DEVIN ROBINSON, author of 'POWER M.O.V.E.: How to Transition from Employee to Employer', and other titles;
SAVANNAH J, author of 'The Prey' and other titles
 
ARCHIVED LIST OF 2013 AUTHOR/ENTERTAINTER INTERVIEWS ON AUDIO (Updated Monthly)
 
JANUARY 2013
ANGELA STANTON, author of the memoir, 'LIES OF A REAL HOUSEWIFE: Tell the Truth & Shame the Devil, and other titles
APRIL 2013
WINTER RAMOS, Realty TV star and author of 'Game Over: MY LOVE FOR HIP HOP';
JULY 2013
CRIS CARTER, author of 'GOING DEEP: How Wide Recievers Became the Most Compelling Figures in Pro Sports;
OCTOBER 2013
VERONICA FAYE McGILL, author of 'GEMINI JONES: My Past Came Knocking--the Savannah Wooten Case';
DECEMBER 2013
JAMES MARTINEZ, author of 'Once Upon a Transcendent Realm' (non-fiction) 
 
ARCHIVED LIST OF 2014 AUTHOR/ENTERTAINTER INTERVIEWS ON AUDIO (Updated Monthly)
 
JANURAY - MARCH
Radio Book Club hiatus
APRIL 2014
AYNOIT ASHOR, author of 'I WISH I COULD'VE' and other titles (No audio available)
MAY 2014
AYNOIT ASHOR, author of 'I WISH I COULD'VE and other titles (No audio available)
LAUREN FRANCIS-SHARMA, author of 'TIL THE WELL RUNS DRY'
MAY 2014
Professor DEVIN ROBINSON, author of 'POWER M.O.V.E.: How to Become a Successful Entrepreneur', and other titles;
June 2014
CARL WATERS, author of 'BURNING UNCLE TOM's CABIN  (Audio coming) 
 
July 2014
ERIQ LA SALLE, actor, director and author of 'LAWS OF DEPRAVITY' and 'LAWS OF WRATH";
AUDREY EDWARDS, journalist and co-author of 'The MAN FROM ESSENCE' by EDWARD LEWIS w/AUDREY EDWARDS;
AYNOIT ASHOR, author of 'I WISH I WOULD'VE' and other titles;
MICHAEL JOHN DILLON, author of 'THE BABYLONIAN CHRONICLE''
SUSAN SPANN, author of 'CLAW of the CAT' and 'BLADE OF THE SAMURAI' 
August 2014
L.Y. MARLOWE, author of 'COLOR ME BUTTERFLY' and 'A LIFE APART' (no audio available)
September 2014
EDWARD POTEAT, author of 'The FISCAL CLIFF: the Fiscal Crisis Facing American Cities'; 
HEALING ANGEL (Pen-name), author of 'HEALINGANGELS, THE INVISIBLE GIRL; 
November 2014 
LYNN CHANDLER WILLIS, author of 'WINK of an EYE' and other titles;
 
Unfortunately, we ran out of space for this section. However, after the last posting in 2014, the Voices from the Drum (VFTD) Radio Book Club took a hiatus before returning to interview numerous authors and musical artists.  VFTD Radio Book Club continues to-date. For information about interview requests, click here: VFTD Radio Book Club . To listeners, thank you for your continued support. (Updated 05/2017)