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Shamontiel Vaughn

Chicago, Illinois, United States


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Shamontiel L. Vaughn, the creator of this novel, has over thirty published articles, four short stories, and four poems in various locations including,, and magazines such as Citizens in America Magazine (NY), Fate Magazine (MN) and Underlined Magazine (IL).

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Creative Writing from Lincoln University (MO) and is currently pursuing her Master of Arts in Writing degree at DePaul University (IL). She is a professional Assistant Copyeditor, a freelance editorial writer, and a novelist. Her primary writing focus concentrates on stories that the Generation X and Y groups can relate to. Shamontiel's interests include diversifying the literary canon, urging young people to be careful of their sexual partners, and fighting against racism.

Interests: I am interested in writing fiction for young African-American pre-teens, teenagers, high schoolers, and college students to relate to. I want them to be able to relate to books that aren't stereotypical.

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: No


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