Marques Lewis
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Marques Lewis

         Marques Lewis (34 years old) was born in Newark, New Jersey and raised until 12 years old in Irvington, New Jersey. Dora and James Lewis are out of Lincolnton and Shellman, Georgia. Marques and his family moved from Irvington, New Jersey in 1997 to Leesburg, Georgia. He attended Lee County High School and graduated from Darsey Private High School with 3.0 G.P.A. Marques is also a college graduate from Albany Technical College. He has his Commercial Truck Driving Certificate. Marques began writing at the age of 7 years old. He wrote his first short story, Detective David: “The Missing Toy Boat.” After taking a 15 year hiatus, Marques began writing again after discovering the author Zane and her writings. From then, his imagination took off. At 22 years old, Marques began writing plenty of short stories, poems, and encouraging women self-esteem on social network sites. After gaining confidence, he began performing his poems at Chill Bar & Lounge at Open Mic Night. The crowd loved him, and he began performing every Wednesday. He appeared in the Dec. 10, 2010 and April 6, 2012 publication short poem book, “The Poetic Lounge Vol. 2 and 3”. His own poems “Weak” and “I Am a Woman” were selected. Then Marques decided that he wanted to write novels. Marques has written many books that are under construction with new covers and editing.  “Good Men Still Exist” with Author Jamila Gomez and his children book “Detective Dan & The Missing Toy Boat” are available for purchase.  Marques won 2013 “Best Selling Award” and was the runner-up for “Author of the Year” at One Karma Publishing Banquet in Alpharetta, Georgia. Marques has appeared as an extra football player in Sherwood Baptist Church 2nd movie “Facing the Giants” and also played a detective in “Taken 3” and also a role in a short story film “Double Life.” He has appeared in BlackAlbanyGA Magazine in October 2012, and being the first author in “Big In Da Street Magazine” rap magazine May 18, 2013 and many other magazines. He has been interviewed on W-ASU FM Albany State Radio station in October 2011. He has appeared on many other radio stations as well. He has appeared in Lee County Ledger twice, Southwest Georgian, Miami Times, Strictly For My People” magazine, Citizen Times, Lincoln Journal, Cuthbert Southwest Tribune, and Albany Herald newspapers. Marques were a special guest on “The Good Day Morning Show” on Fox 31 in June 10, 2013. Marques was a featured author at Wellingtons and Wine at a Wine Tasting event in Albany, Georgia at Icons Bar Grill on November 23, 2013. On December 15, 2013 he produced his first play at his church (Church of God of Prophecy) “The Birth of Jesus Christ”.  You can find Marques’ novels on www.amazon.com and www.goodreads.com. His novels on Kindle, the Amazon Kindle app, and paperback as well. You can add Marques on Facebook at Author Marques Lewis, Twitter, Instagram @iammarqueslewis, and his website www.iammarqueslewis.com. You can also reach him at his email address marques.lewis@aol.com. Marques is always working to improve his craft. He likes to tell his fans to follow their dream, keep God first, keep the faith, and most of all don’t give up.

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