Valerie D. Wade, author of the debut novel, Ivy Lee’s Rue and the upcoming novella, Leaving Jacksonville, is a lifelong resident of Michigan; born in Detroit and raised in Highland Park. She is a Research Administrator, alumna of Wayne State University, published poet, literacy tutor, and animal lover. Her love of writing began in her teen years. She loves spending time with her adult children and grandchildren, and plans to continue her dream of learning to play drums.
- May, 2024 – New Orleans, LA November 30, 2023
- Holiday Bookfest – 12-2-23 November 27, 2023
- Upcoming Event – 11-25-2023 – Small Business Saturday November 7, 2023
- Creative Slingers of Ink (CSI) Book Sale (Small Business Saturday) October 19, 2023
- Podcast Interview – Talking Stories with Natasha Hughes Smith October 19, 2023
- LEAVING JACKSONVILLE $8.00