As an affiliate of BlackPR.com, Eartha Watts-Hicks has written countless press releases for products, services, and events. She is a contributing writer for Harlem World’s Magazine’s blog site. She has written for TheUrbanBookSource.com and several other online publications, as well as having served two terms as director of publications for Cultivating Our Sisterhood International Association, a 501(c)(3).
On the creative spectrum, she is a songwriter, music publisher, and member of ASCAP. A writing fellow of the North Country Institute, Eartha has studied under a host of award winning authors, including Valerie Wilson Wesley, Chris Abani, and Bernice McFadden. Eartha is also a member of the acclaimed Harlem Writers Guild, an exclusive network of writers whose roster has included Lorraine Hansberry, Sarah Elizabeth Wright, Audrey Lorde, Grace F. Edwards, Walter Dean Myers, Ruby Dee, Paul Robeson, Maya Angelou, and Terry McMillan. In June of 2013, Eartha Watts-Hicks received the Just R.E.A.D. ’literary game changers’ Award by the NYCHA branch of the NAACP.