The Columbia writers alliance
board of directors
Jerlean S. Noble
She is a 30 year retiree of the Department of Psychloogy at the University of South Carolina. She is a published author with 5 published books, 3 which are in the Richland County Library.
a veteran educator with both practical and administrative experiences in all phases of library media center management, technology education on, and distance education at building and district levels.
Dr. Mikell E. Snooks
Dr. Snooks has a Master’s Degree in Christian Counseling and holds an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity Degree from the International Overcoming Outreach School of Religion in Columbia SC. He has penned several books. Most of his publications deal with restoring the Church; but he also writes motivational and poetry material.
Sonja T. Carter
the creator and author of Aloma and the Red Suitcase and Suni Summers Shares a Story. The stories feature lovable characters that share some of the same character traits of the author, her giving spirit and love for reading.
Viola H. Sanders
She has appeared on several television and radio shows around the country and was featured in Network Journal Magazine, a magazine for African American professionals and small business owners, and AS WE LIVE Magazine - 2007. Viola released her first publication in 1996, entitled "African American Inventors" and has recently developed additional educational material for people of all ages.
Kenneth T. Brown, Writer
Linda Darnelle Bowman, Author, Poet
Rev. Louisa Davis Dobbins, Playwright Poet
Kenneth Strong, Writer
Dr. Vivian Hudson, Novelist
Carrie Dennison Elliott, Writer
Richard Wright, Author, Novelist
Rochester Baker, Writer
Mrs. Esther Ruth Sims, Poet
Myra Branic, Author
Donna Davis, Author
Dr. Cathine Scott, Author
Miriam Grant, Writer
Rosa Bennett, Writer
Nicole Travis, Poet, Writer
Apostle Mikell Snooks, Author & Poet
Karen Romestan, Writer
Lindell Levert, Poet, Song Writer
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