Stanice Anderson's books have been featured, reviewed and ranked in everything from Publisher's Weekly, Sister2Sister magazine and BET.com to Black Expressions Bookclub, Gospel Today magazine and Essence. Publishers Weeky called it, "Gripping...with a novelist's eye for dialogue." Booklist referred to her work as, "Profoundly Inspiring." Amanda Gale, The 700 Club says, "inspiring and real...and honest. I read the entire book in a matter of hours. I couldn't put it down!" "To read of Stanice's ultimate triumph is to be reminded of the miracle of prayer, faith, and perseverance, Renita Weems, Author; "...Maya Angelou’s literary talent and Iyanla Vanzant’s prayerful insights,” Sonsyrea Tate, The Washington Informer Press Room -- Editorial Reviews -- Reader Reviews
An author and inspirational speaker, Stanice Anderson has two published nonfiction books: I SAY A PRAYER FOR ME: One Woman's Life of Faith and Triumph (Walk Worthy Press/Warner Books) and 12-STEP PROGRAMS: A Resource Guide for Helping Professionals (Learning Publications--out of print). She tours the country and abroad inspiring and challenging individuals through her colorful personal testimonies of getting real, prayed-up and empowered to discover and live out God’s plans and purposes. Her ministry is built on the scriptures Jeremiah 29:11-14 and Revelation 12:11.
As a speaker and workshop facilitator, Stanice has given talks to thousands of audiences at churches, community organizations and corporations including, America Online Headquarters and Catholic Charities Services, in the United States and The Caribbean. Stanice instructed writing classes at the University of the District of Columbia, as well as public and private offerings.
Stanice has been a guest on various radio and television programs including The 700 Club, Gospel News TV, ABC News Radio, The Audrey Chapman Show, WHUR’s The Daily Drum, St. Vincent and the Grenadines TV, The Bev Smith Show, NAACP Minority Report, and several University TV stations, including University of Maryland's The Writers Tale. Her her episode won an International Telly Award.
Formerly employed at USAToday.com, Stanice is a freelance writer with columns and articles appearing in various national print and online magazines including Hope For Women (Visions, column), Precious Times, The Blessed Room. She also writes a subscription email series, Food for the Spirit™, online blogs, Soul Shout™, Soul Shout II on MySpace, and Stanice’s Open Mic. Stanice also has a popular international inspiration ministry on MySpace at www.myspace.com/isayaprayerforme and a fast-growing Podcast, Faith-Lift™ with Stanice (11,000+ hits the first three months) which recently was picked up by Apple’s iTunes. Her website, www.stanice.com, enjoys 20,000+ visitors per month and includes a Chapter One, Reading Group Guide, hundreds of recovery-related links and writer resources, TV interview and testimony videos.
Added in 2007, is an out-of-the-box one-woman experience, Walkin' On Water When The Ground Ain't Enuf, written and performed by Stanice Anderson. Based on her book, I SAY A PRAYER FOR ME, it’s about a journey to amazing faith. A spiritual treat of poetry, songs, spoken word bathed in music, stories of life's challenges and triumphs to fill your soul, the experience debuted in Washington, DC to a packed house.
"Bravo, bravo, I loved the show. Stanice had me falling down laughing, crying, and stomping my feet." Karen L.B. Evans, President and Founder, Black Women Playwrights’ Group
Currently, her literary agent is shopping to publishing houses five writing projects which includes; three nonfiction books and two novels including one for young adults. Stanice also serves as a writing/book coach and as well as a mentor to women recovering from addictions and abusive relationships.
Stanice is an active member of Feast on The Word Gathering & Fellowship, African-American Playwrights' Exchange and Black Women Playwrights' Group. She has one son and three grandchildren. A 4th generational Washingtonian, Stanice now resides in Prince George's County, MD.
© 2007 Stanice Anderson