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5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Omar Tyree, author of Corrupted

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5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Omar Tyree, author of Corrupted
(Omar Tyree, Inc.)

In an era where hundreds of aspiring writers play an anxious game of musical chairs to entice a shrinking group of New-York-based book editors to buy their freshly printed manuscripts and grant their dreams of becoming nationally published authors, Vincent Biddle reigns supreme.

Coined the man with the “golden eye”, in the past decade, Vincent, a native Bronx, New Yorker, has hand-picked, edited and positioned more than a dozen bestselling books from his stable of authors, while generating more than a hundred million dollars in revenue for the Williams & Klein Publishing Group.

With a tight circle of volatile authors in his midst, their every weakness soon becomes bait to be used against them, while their power-dunk editor assumes a position of absolute authority. And things fall apart around them.

Corrupted, a serial ebook of aspirations, fame, fortune, sex, shame and scandal, as Omar Tyree uncovers the dark, passionate and sinister side of the American publishing industry. Rated R.

Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write Corrupted?

Omar Tyree: I didn’t have an idea or an inspiration to write at all. I wanted to play professional football with my life and become a business owner. I Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Omar Tyree, author of Corrupted

5th Annual Authors & Artists Chicago

(The Limitless Possibilities of Literature and Culture)

Kick Off Art Reception:

Friday, September 19th @ 7PM -10PM
The Ven Sherrod Image Gallery
1906 S Halsted
$5 Admission
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5th Annual Authors & Artists Chicago

Saturday, September 20th @ 1PM -6PM
Columbia College
623 S Wabash
$10 Admission
Purchase Ticket <==click here

(The Limitless Possibilities of Literature & Culture)

Now in its fifth year, Authors and Artists Chicago is striving to become the destination cultural event in the city. This years event takes place Friday Sept. 19th with a kickoff art reception and Saturday September 20th with a book fair. The team at 220 Communications hopes you’ll join us for both these enlightening evenings.

Featuring National Author:

Omar Tyree


Omar Tyree, a New York Times best-selling author, a 2001 NAACP Image Award recipient for Outstanding Literature in Fiction, and a 2006 Phyllis Wheatley Literary Award winner for Body of Work in Urban Fiction, has published 15 books and has sold more than 1.8 million copies worldwide.

With a degree in Print Journalism from Howard University in 1991, Tyree has been recognized as one of the most renown contemporary writers in the African-American community. He is also an informed and passionate speaker on various community-related and intellectual topics. Soon to enter the world of feature film making, self-help / business books, and urban children’s books, Tyree is a tireless creator and visionary of few limitations.

Detroit Authors include:

Stephanie L. Jones, Monica Marie Jones, & Sylvia Hubbard

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