The Author as a Working Scribe...
"I place my fingers
upon these keys
typing 2,000 dreams per minute
and naked of spirit
dance forth my cosmic vortex
upon this crucifix called language..."
--Aberjhani, from Visions of a Skylark Dressed in Black
Some of the most popular quotes on the Internet today can be attributed to the fiction, nonfiction, historical writings, poetry, and journalism of the American-born author Aberjhani.
A native of Savannah, Georgia, his first book, I Made My Boy Out of Poetry, was published by the regional Washington Press in 1997 and showcases both fiction and poetry by the author. Among Aberjhani’s nonfiction books are the celebrated Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance (2003, Facts On File/Infobase Publishing); The Wisdom of W.E.B. Du Bois (Kensington Books and Open Road Media, 2003 and 2011); and The American Poet Who Went Home Again (2010, Black Skylark Singing, 2008). His volumes of poetry include the titles: ELEMENTAL The Power of Illuminated Love (2008, featuring art by Luther E. Vann), and The River of Winged Dreams (a.k.a. The Bridge of Silver Wings, 2010, Black Skylark Singing Press), and the 2012 U.S debut Visions of a Skylark Dressed in Black.
Aberjhani is also founder of the popular social network for creative artists known as Creative Thinkers International. As the National African-American Arts Examiner columnist, he has provided opinion-shaping commentaries on some of the most crucial issues of modern times, from Arab Spring and the life and death of Michael Jackson to the 2012 U.S. presidential election campaign and human rights throughout the Global Village.
He is well known for his fellowship with various cultural workers/ creative artists and users of Twitter and Facebook often feature quotes from his various works on their profiles.
Here are 2 articles recently published by Aberjhani:
Location: Savannah, GA, USA