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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author ReShonda Tate Billingsley Is A Member Of Alpha Kappa Alpha

Were you aware that award-winning author ReShonda Tate Billingsley is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha? Billingsley is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

ReShonda is an African American author and journalist who authored over 45 books. She focuses on adult and teen fiction. Billingsley was involved in three anthologies and two of her books have been made into films. Her novels Let the Church Say Amen and The Secret She Kept made it to Netflix and TVOne.

We posted a list of RaShonda’s awards for you to check out below.

  • African American Literary Award for Best Christian Fiction for Fortune & Fame (2014) with Victoria Christopher Murray
  • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literature 2012
  • African American Literary Award for Best Teen Fiction for Drama Queens (2011)
  • Inductee into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame (2010)
  • Rolling Out Magazine′s Top 25 Women of Houston (2009)
  • Five-time winner of the National Association of Black Journalists “Spirit in the Words”
  • Let the Church Say Amen named one of Library Journal’s Best Books 2004 in Christian Fiction
  • #1 Essence best-selling author
  • 2006 Texas Executive Woman on the Move
  • Black Writers Alliance Gold Pen Award for best new author (2002)
  • Mama’s Boy named one of Library Journal’s Best Books 2015 in African American Fiction

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