Vincent Alexandria is a nationally published author, he is also an actor, producer, director, composer, lyricist, screenwriter, vocalist, and musician. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Rockhurst College and a Masters degree in literature from Baker University.
He was the founder of the Brother 2 Brother Literary Symposium held in Houston, TX in 2008 at Texas Southern University (TSU). Its mission was to enlighten men and women in reading and comprehension in order to enhance their quality of life. Nationally published authors showed a commitment to their communities by giving back to their readers in gratitude of what they have done for them and their careers.
He has completed four award winning murder detective mystery novels and has signed national book contracts with BET/Harlequin-Kimani Press for the titles; ’Black Rain,’ ’Black Heat,’ ’Black Vice,’ ’If Walls Could Talk,’ ’Postal Blues,’ and ’Ain’t Nothing Like Loving an Ugly Woman,’ and ’Love Don’t Come Easy,’ with Parker Publishing. His novels, ’If Walls Could Talk’ & ’Black Rain,’ are in negotiations for movie options.
Vincent has a children’s book series entitled, ’Marvelous Martin and the Case of Mr. Bean’ & ’Marvelous Martin and the Case of Freddy Freeman and the Freckled Faced Bully’ which has been picked up by Marimba Books Publishing (Kensington) and will be released October 2008.
He completed his award winning poetry book, ’Poetry from the Bottom of My Heart’ and is working on his second volume of work. He is also writing two stage-plays with comedian, Rickey Smiley. He is part of the anthology by Donna Hill, ’On the Line,’ and ’Crimes of Passion,’ by Literary Wonders and Yolanda Johnson. He has won awards for Volunteer of the Year with the Boys and Girls Club of Kansas City, Missouri and the YMCA of Greater Houston Minority Achievers Award.