Kalisha Buckhanon
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Kalisha Buckhanon

Kalisha Buckhanon's novels are Solemn, Conception and Upstate. Her next novel Speaking of Summer arrives from Counterpoint Press in July 2019. Her short stories are widely published in many online and university print literary journals. Her articles and essays appear on several popular women's blogs and cultural websites. Her writing awards include an American Library Association ALEX Award, Friends of American Writers Award, Illinois Arts Council Fellowship, and Terry McMillan Young Author Award. Kalisha's work has received attention in major media outlets such as Essence, The Guardian, BBC-London, TV-One, People, Elle, Entertainment Weekly and Marie Claire. She has an M.F.A. from the New School in New York City, and her B.A. and M.A. in English from University of Chicago. She writes at her blog Negression.com.

Please visit at her website Kalisha.com and follow her on most social media @KalishaOnline.

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    • Upstate

    • By: Kalisha Buckhanon
    • Narrated by: Chadwick Boseman, Heather Simms
    • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 125
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    Upstate is an absolutely stunning, powerful coming of age novel filled with tragedy, struggle, love, and triumph; it is a modern The Color Purple....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book. Different Delivery, and Enjoyable

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-21-05

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Pick Me

    • By: Kalisha Buckhanon
    • Narrated by: Je Nie Fleming
    • Length: 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    While struggling with infertility, Candy and Frankie, a mixed-race couple living in Chicago, decide to adopt a black child....

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Solemn

    • By: Kalisha Buckhanon
    • Narrated by: Cherise Boothe
    • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 7

    Solemn Redvine is a precocious Mississippi girl who senses a nearby baby may be her half sibling - the outcome of her father's mistakes with a married woman who lives in their trailer park....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Just not good

    • By Tieya on 12-02-17

    Regular price: $27.99

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