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Season 2

Nov. 9, 2021

The Introverted Leader

Audra Russell speaks with author and leader Terrance Lee. Terrance Lee, AKA The Introvert Leader had always avoided taking on lea…

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Oct. 29, 2021

Recentering Black Horror: A Panel Discussion

Audra Russell speaks with horror authors Sylvester Barzey, Michelle Lane & Steven Van Patten. There's a misconception that Bla…

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Oct. 19, 2021

Viral Lives with Felix Dimaro

Felix Dimaro and I sneak in between the pages of his novella, Viral Lives, and talk about his character Simon, who has no moral c…

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Oct. 19, 2021

Blacktober Reads: Stitches with Sylvester Barzey

Audra Russell chats with author Sylvester Barzey. Sylvester Barzey is a best-selling horror and fantasy author who grew up in Bro…

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Oct. 12, 2021

Mystery, Suspense & Thrills with Author Brenda L. Thomas

Brenda and I get deep between the pages of her mystery and suspense novel, Heartless, and talk about her road from self-published…

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Sept. 19, 2021

The Middle Passage of Faith with Liela Fuller

Audra Russell speaks with author Liela Fuller. Liela Marie Fuller is an Author, Speaker, Blogger, and Entrepreneur. Liela is a tr…

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Sept. 13, 2021

A Way of Escape with Jacqueline Stewart

Audra Russell speaks with author Jacqueline Stewart. Author Jacqueline Stewart resides in the state of Louisiana. She’s a militar…

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Aug. 31, 2021

Order of the Seers with Cerece Rennie Murphy

Audra Russell speaks with author Cerece Rennie Murphy. National bestselling and award-winning author Cerece Rennie Murphy has pub…

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Aug. 31, 2021

The Writer's Atelier Project with Racquel Henry

Audra Russell speaks with horror author and Writer's Atelier owner Racquel Henry. Racquel Henry is a Trinidadian writer, editor, …

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Aug. 23, 2021

Lessons in Love with Darbrielle Thomas

Audra Russell speaks with author Darbrielle Thomas. Darbrielle is a Black Queer author hailing from Long Beach, California. "The …

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Aug. 17, 2021

The Anatomy of a Corporate Lynching with Charles Ford

Audra Russell speaks with author and entrepreneur Charles Ford. Charles Ford is an author who wrote about his experience as an em…

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Aug. 17, 2021

Sword Nation Saga with Author A.J. Ross

Audra Russell speaks with author A.J. Ross. A.J. Ross is a Detroit-born and bred English teacher turned author. Writing since chi…

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Aug. 3, 2021

The Scion's Descent

Audra Russell speaks with author Samone Johnson. California native Samone Johnson is a self-published storyteller, real estate in…

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Aug. 3, 2021

everyman with M Shelly Conner

Audra Russell chats with author M Shelly Conner. Chicago native M Shelly Conner spent her summers bouncing between her grandmothe…

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July 27, 2021

Dating After Marriage with Queen Aishah & Eboni Caldwell

Audra Russell speaks with horror authors Queen Aishah and Eboni Caldwell. Hailing from Newar, New Jersey, Queen Aishah is a comed…

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July 20, 2021

Transforming Habits with Carlos Patterson

Audra Russell talks with author Carlos Patterson. Carlos Patterson is a North Carolina-born, Brooklyn-raised author, father, endu…

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July 13, 2021

A Sitting in St. James with Rita Williams-Garcia

Audra Russell chats with author Rita Williams-Garcia. Rita Williams-Garcia's Newbery Honor Book, One Crazy Summer, was a winner o…

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June 15, 2021

Intimately Speaking with Ludy Wooten

Audra Russell speaks with author and poet Ludy Wooten. Ludy Wooten is a creative thinker and writer. Her passion for writing bega…

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June 14, 2021

The Goodman Chronicles

Audra Russell speaks with horror author Yanatha Desouvre. Desouvre is a modern-day renaissance man, full-time faculty member of E…

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June 14, 2021

Sister Chat with Chyrel Jackson & Lyris Wallace

Audra Russell chats with authors and poets Chyrel Jackson and Lyris Wallace. Chyrel J. Jackson and Lyris D. Wallace are avid love…

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June 8, 2021

Shades of Me with Katchouscia Apollon

Audra Russell speaks with author and poet Katchouscia Apollon. Katchouscia was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. During her birth …

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June 8, 2021

Telling Her Story with Crystal Ann Mitchell

Audra Russell speaks with author Crystal Ann Mitchell. With her love of helping people, Crystal Ann Mitchell works as a nurse aid…

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May 26, 2021

Floetry with Author & Poet Nubia the Doorway

Audra Russell chats with author and poet Nubia the Doorway. Nubia's life work revolves around the hands-on study and application …

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May 11, 2021

Never A Straight Answer with Gomer Joseph

Audra Russell speaks with Christian mystery author Gomer Joseph. Gomer Joseph, a native of Spring Valley, New York, earned his Bu…

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April 30, 2021

Anything Goes: Speculating Blackness in Sci-Fi

Audra Russell talks with sci-fi author Chase Bolling. This segment of 'Anything Goes' talks about Black authors in sci-fi. We've …

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April 27, 2021

The South Got Something to Say

Audra Russell chats with author and professor Dr. Regina Bradley. Dr. Bradley is the author of Chronicling Stankonia: the Rise of…

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April 20, 2021

How Black Men Cry

Audra Russell speaks with poet and author Calvin Ockletree. Calvin Jamal Ockletree is from Indianapolis, IN by way of Nashville, …

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April 13, 2021

Ashira's Sword

Audra Russell speaks with author Alicia Nunn. Alicia Nunn is the author of Amazon best-seller, Ashira's World, and a contributor …

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April 6, 2021

Across the Broken Tide with LaKase Cousino

Audra Russell chats with author LaKase Cousino. LaKase Cousino is an author of fantasy, a musician, and Medieval History obsessiv…

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March 31, 2021

Black Men Do Read

Audra Russell speaks with Demetrius Frazier, co-founder of Black Men Read. Mr. Frazier currently serves as the President of Black…

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March 30, 2021

Erotic City with Justin Q. Young

Audra Russell speaks with horror author Justin Q. Young. When it comes to Justin "Q" Young, you might see the author of several b…

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March 23, 2021

Don't Push Me with D.A. Bourne

Audra Russell speaks with Christian fiction author D.A. Bourne. D.A. Bourne is the author of The Phat Five series and DON'T PUSH …

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March 16, 2021

Taylor-made Storytime with Roland Taylor

Audra Russell speaks with author Roland Taylor. Roland Taylor was born, raised, nurtured, and educated in Baltimore, Maryland. He…

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March 9, 2021

The Urban Griot with Tommy Gates

Audra Russell speaks with author and poet Tommy Gates. Tommy Gates, also known as The Realist Writer" is an author/poet from Sava…

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March 1, 2021

Un-Becoming Who I Never Was with Author & Poet Kishawna Peck

Audra Russell speaks with poet and author Kishawna Peck. Kishawna is a Canadian creative who infuses her island roots of Jamaica …

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Feb. 28, 2021

Anything Goes with Dr. Joy'El Ballard

Audra Russell speaks with Dr. Joy'El Ballard. Dr. Joy’El Ballard is a board-certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist who encourages wo…

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Feb. 23, 2021

You Down with O.P.P.? with author Briana Cole

Audra Russell chats with author Briana Cole. Briana Cole is an acclaimed author, motivational speaker, sex educator and actress. …

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Feb. 16, 2021

The View with Author Untamed

Audra Russell chats with author Untamed. Author and poet, Untamed brings about enlightenment and amusement through real-life, eve…

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Feb. 16, 2021

Heaux Chronicles with Tiff Bella

Audra Russell welcomes author Tiff Bella back to Between the Reads. Tiff Bella is the content creator and founder of The Bella Bu…

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Feb. 11, 2021

Chocolate Friday with Edwina Martin-Arnold

Audra Russell chats with author Edwina Martin-Arnold. Edwina Martin-Arnold is the author of several romance books. She is a hopel…

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Jan. 26, 2021

From the Bottom to the Top with Sharita Britten

Audra Russell chats with author Sharita Britten. SHARITA BRITTEN from Philadelphia Pennsylvania is the author of the urban novel,…

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