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Next month Terry McMillian is scheduled to participate in the upcoming Anguilla Literary Festival. In addition to celebrating various authors, the event also aims to influence aspiring authors with its informative workshops and empowering panel discussions.

During a recent interview with The Huffington Post, the former University of Arizona at Tucson English professor opened up on her involvement with the festive five-day event, her thoughts on Oprah Winfrey playing Whitney Houston’s role in the sequel to “Waiting To Exhale” and her idea of a futuristic gang story hitting the silver screen.

How did you get involved with the Anguilla Literary Festival?

I was asked by Marva Allen [who owns Hue Man book store in Harlem], she and I are friends. And she was the one who mentioned it to me a while back, and I kind of lost the point that it’s the very first literary conference [for the island]. But I’m excited! I think I’m going to teach a writing workshop.

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article courtesy of TheHuffingtonPost.com

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