Ms. Vickie M. Oliver-Lawson is a public school administrator, wife, and mother from Baltimore, MD. She is the author of Vocal Moments (a collection of various poems designed to inspire, heal, humor and give you food for thought), released in 2003 and published by Poeticjava Publishing. Ms.Oliver-Lawson is also the author of In the Quilting Tradition ( is a story about the interaction between a young man and his grandmother as she tells him about the tradition of quilting from an African perspective) released in 2005 and published by Poeticjava Publishing. She is a member of the International Society of Poets and The Arts Have It. Ms.Oliver-Lawson is an alumna of Morgan State University and Loyola College. She is listed among Who's Who in the East and Who's Who Among Business and Professional Women. Ms.Oliver-Lawson favorite poets are Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen and Paul Laurence Dunbar. She also like selected works by Maya Angelou and Nikki Giovanni.
Ms.Oliver-Lawson has performed at WomenWording: An Evening of Dueling Tongues (a choreopoem that interweaves narrative prose, poetry, movement and song) which was held at The Harlem Theatre Co in New York, New York in March 2004.
About J.T.’s Book Corner at Black Men In America
J.T.'s Book Corner is the brainchild of bestselling author Jessica Tilles, a writer who specializes in all genres of fiction and Black Men In America.com founder Gary Johnson. Jessica has several novels in print: Anything Goes, In My Sister's Corner, Apple Tree, Sweet Revenge, the long-awaited sequel to her debut, Anything Goes, Fatal Desire and Unfinished Business. J.T.'s Book Corner features authors and a variety of writers in the form of author interviews and book reviews. For further information visit http://www.blackmeninamerica.com/jt.htm