Books for Adults . By Maya Smart | January 24 , 2017

Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching

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Kids Books, Books for Adults . By Maya Smart | January 07 , 2014

A Writer to Remember – Zora Neale Hurston

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Books for Adults . By Maya Smart | February 27 , 2014

The Hair Craft Project

A woman after my own heart, artist Sonya Clark is preoccupied with the texture, styling and politics of black hair.  Her

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Books for Adults . By Maya Smart | April 13 , 2014

Recommended Reading for Olivia Pope

As “Scandal” careens toward its season finale Thursday, I can’t help wondering along with Olivia Pope what her life would

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Books for Adults . By Maya Smart | March 06 , 2015

Meg Medina on Building The Courage to Write

Before Meg Medina won the Pura Belpré medal or became one of CNN’s 10 Visionary Women in America, she skirted around her

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Community, Diversity & Inclusion, Books for Adults . By Maya Smart | September 09 , 2015

On Protesting Whitewashed Reading Lists

Instead, I found the same old, same old: an overwhelmingly white and male list.  It featured just three women authors —

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Kids Books, Books for Adults . By Maya Smart | November 25 , 2015

Into the Go-Slow

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Personal Development, Books for Adults . By Maya Smart | December 09 , 2015

Big Magic

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Author & Leader Interviews, Books for Adults . By Maya Smart | April 09 , 2016

New Fiction Confab to Feature Kaitlyn Greenidge, Virginia Reeves and Maya Smart

Please join me on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the John Henry Faulk Central Library, 800 Guadalupe St., Austin, TX for the New

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Author & Leader Interviews, Books for Adults . By Maya Smart | January 23 , 2017

Mychal Denzel Smith On Social Transformation Through Personal Awakening

Necessary and audacious, Mychal Denzel Smith’s assured debut, Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching, fuses

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