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RIP Author Eric Jerome Dickey


We were saddened to hear of the January 3 passing of New York Times best-selling author Eric Jerome Dickey.

photo of author Eric Jerome Dickey
Eric Jerome Dickey, source: Essence Magazine

A native of Memphis, Tennessee, Dickey began writing in 1989 and had more than 7 million books published worldwide. Dickey was known for writing sentimental stories of the realities of Black life, including Sister, Sister, Friends and Lovers and Between Lovers.”

If you haven’t read Mr. Dickey’s work, you can check out some of his books from our collection.


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