Fiction

While fiction has been my great love, I have only recently shared my writing with others. While YALit and mystery are my loves, I have dabbled in romance and short stories.

Amazingly, within months of putting my first writing out into the world, I was named one of We Need Diverse Books mentees in 2019 for YALit. My book, Pray American Son, is currently in Beta.


  • Bookish Hellions-Chapter 1 (1/23/2019)- I’m starting a new mystery series, available on Wattpad, about librarians roller derby athletes. As if these women aren’t busy enough, they find themselves in the midst of murder case. Rather than lose their team, they pitch in to help solve the murder. What’s more kick-ass than solving a crime? Chapter 1  
  • Gingerbread by Oyeyemi and Food Stories that Aren’t About Food (3/11/2019)- Helen Oyeyemi’s Gingerbread has┬áthe literary strengths of Boy, Snow, Bird, but the madcap, quirky, otherworldliness of Terry Pratchett. In the story, a young British girl, Perdita, make amazing, awesome gingerbread and they might not be of this world. This book is much anticipated. Oyeyemi is a PEN open book award winner. And, the book holds…
  • Trivia Night Lights (New Adult Romance) (1/23/2019)- This Romance series takes place in the same universe as Book Hellions, though written under the pen name, Shilpa I. Reddy. Blurb: As if Mina’s life could get any worse? The love of Mina’s life is marrying her cousin. Her high school boyfriend is now a superstar local quarterback. And, she has just walked in…