Erick S. Gray is a veteran of the urban lit scene. His first
book, Booty Call, was published in 2003. He lives in
Greenville, South Carolina.
Queens native Mark Anthony is the author of several novels, including Dogism, Paper Chasers, Lady's Night, The Take Down, Reasonable Doubt, and the G-Unit book, Harlem Heat. He currently resides in New York with his family.
Tysha is the coauthor of Girls from da Hood 9 (with Amaleka McCall, Chunichi, and Meisha Camm) and the author of Young-Minded Hustler, The Boss, and more. Tysha's own experiences of being born and raised in Youngstown, Ohio, have influenced the fiction she writes. Her debut novel, The Boss, made Essence magazine's bestseller list upon its release in 2008.