Wahida Clark is a Top 100 AALBC.com Bestselling Author Making Our List 75 Times
Wahida Clark was born and raised in Trenton, New Jersey. She decided to start writing fiction while incarcerated at a women&rsquos federal camp in Lexington, KY. Her style is street, raw, and she has an imagination that's in overdrive. When you read her novels they are so real you are convinced of one of three things: that you are inside the book, you know the characters, or you just have to meet them. Her first novel, Thugs And The Women Who Love Them and the sequel, Every Thug Needs A Lady appeared on the AALBC.com’s Bestsellers List.
The highly anticipated Justify My Thug under Cash Money Content made its debut at #19 on the New York Bestselling List, one of the few urban lit books to do so. Her Thug Series has sold over 300,000 copies and the Payback Series has sold over 150,000.
After serving a nine and a half year prison sentence, Wahida Clark was released to a halfway house in 2007, from the federal prison camp in Alderson, West Virginia. Today she is the Vice President of the nonprofit organization based out of East Orange, New Jersey, Prodigal Sons and Daughters Redirection Services, a re-entry program for convicts and ex-convicts. She has given motivational speeches and shared her story at high schools in New York, New Jersey and Halfway Houses throughout New Jersey. She is also Vice President of Phoenix Academy Inc. An organization that also provides support groups and mentors for at-risk youth. The ultimate goal of the Phoenix Academy is to establish a charter and vocational training school.
Wahida currently operates her publishing company out of East Orange, New Jersey, Wahida Clark Presents Publishing. WCP currently  has 11 authors,15 titles in stores across the country including three Young Adult Novels and is the fastest growing and most popular Urban Independent Publishing House in the industry.
Learn more at Wahida Clark’s official website