Lolita Files


Lolita Files

Lolita Files is a contemporary African-American author of several novels. Her most popular books include "Scenes from a Sistah" and "Child of God". Files was formerly the National Communications Director for KinderCare Learning Centers. Files has a degree in Broadcast Journalism. She resides in Los Angeles, CA. Rap artist Kanye West is currently optioning her fourth novel "Child of God" as an upcoming feature film. Files' sixth novel, "Sex.Lies.Murder.Fame." was optioned for film in November 2006 by Carolyn Folks for Entertainment Studios.

Partial Bibliography:

*"Scenes from a Sistah" - published by Warner Books, April 1997
*"Getting to the Good Part" - published by Warner Books, January 1999
*"Blind Ambitions" - published by Simon & Schuster, September 2000
*"Child of God" - published by Simon & Schuster, September 2001
*"Tastes Like Chicken" - published by Simon & Schuster, May 2004
*"sex.lies.murder.fame." - published by Amistad/HarperCollins, January 2006

Files has short stories featured in the following anthologies: "Roses, Red, Room 416" in "Black Silk", published by Warner Books; "Bobby Q's Sauce" in "Twilight Moods", published by Flowers in Bloom; and "Standing Room Only" in "", published by Washington Square Press. Her novella, "Three For The Road," featured in the anthology, "You Only Get Better", a collection of three novellas by Files, Connie Briscoe, and Anita Bunkley, was published in March 2007. The paperback of "sex.lies.murder.fame." was published in May 2007.

External links

* [http://www.blackliterature.com Black Literature Web page]
* [http://www.lolitafiles.com Author's blog, "The Lo Zone" ]
* [http://www.aalbc.com/authors/lolita.htm African-American Literature Book Club page on Lolita Files]


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