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© 2017 by NORMA L. JARRETT

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BIO INFO 

Origin: Texas, New Jersey

Genre: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Women's Contemporary, Inspirational, Motivational 

Years: 2000 - Present

Publishers:  Penguin Randomhouse Indie/Self  

Official Website: www.normajarrett.com

Booking: norma@normajarrett.com

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

“"How fun and how rare is this that once in a famished while, sistas are able to gorge on the delicious morsels of such a literary cuisine served by none other than a very talented sista such as Norma, spicy and bold, yet flavorful and rich ...Enjoy!" 

— Vivica A. Fox, Actress

BIO

Norma L. Jarrett, J.D. is a speaker and award winning author of Randomhouse novels, Sunday Brunch, Sweet Magnolia and The Sunday Brunch Diaries (Essence bestseller) and other works: Bridal Brunch, Brunchspiration, Christmas Beau, Love on a Budget, Valentine’s Day…Again??? and Salt and Sky.  Her work has been featured in USA Today, Essence, Ebony, Publisher’s Weekly, Rolling Out, Southern Living, Upscale, Hope Magazine and other media. Norma has been a featured guest on The Yolanda Adams radio show, ABC 13’s Crossroads, Outlook Houston, Majic 102, Atlanta’s V103 and other media. Among other honors, Ms. Jarrett has received a Certificate of Congressional Recognition for her literary work. She has served as a panelist and/or speaker at events such as the Baltimore Book Festival, Miami Book Fair, Faith & Fiction Retreat, Harlem Book Fair, the Essence Music Festival, Christian Book Lovers Retreat and other venues. Ms. Jarrett is a graduate of North Carolina A & T State University and Thurgood Marshall School of Law.  Norma is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.  She is married and resides in Houston, Texas.  Visit her website at www.normajarrett.com

PHOTOS
PAST PRESS

Essence Magazine Feature 

Sunday Brunch (Debut Novel)

Contributing Writing: Hope Magazine, Black and Married with Kids 

Radio: Yolanda Adams Morning Show, 97.9 The Box – KBXX, Majic 102, KTSU, V103 – Atlanta, GA – others (sponsored by Randomhouse) across the country, Sisters & Friends - Syndicated in eleven cities (incl. Al, CA, MD, NC, SC, OK & FL)

Television:  ABC 13 – Crossroads w/Melanie Lawson, Outlook Houston w/Yolanda Green, KUHT-TV. 

Signings:

Essence Music Festival Featured Author (3 separate years)

NAACP Author Pavilion - Featured Author 

Texas Library Association Conferences

Alpha Kappa Alpha Boule (National Conference) – Presenter and author signings – Dallas, Nashville, Detroit

Conversations with Authors - Oakland, CA   - Featured guest w/Terri McMillan, R.M. Johnson

Faith & Fiction Retreat – St. Simons Island, GA 

Canadian Black Law Student’s Assoc. – Toronto, CA

African-American Summit at Sea – w/Eric Jerome Dickey, Kimberla Lawson-Roby/others

Cushcity Book Cruise miGals Literary Retreat – Camp Mariah – Fishkill, NY 

Southwest Black Leadership Conference - TX

Christian Book Lover's Retreat

National Assoc. of Black Women Attorneys, NJ Chapter

For Sister’s Only – Charlotte, NC  

Gathering of the Literary Minds, Los Angeles, CA