Curtis Bunn

Curtis Bunn is an Essence magazine #1 bestselling author and has been featured in many publications, including Black Enterprise, Uptown, and Rolling Out. He is the author of four novels and the founder of the National Book Club Conference, an organization that hosts an annual literary event for African-American readers and authors.

Books by this Author

Secret Lives of Cheating Wives
Seize the Day
The Truth Is in the Wine
The Old Man in the Club
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Focus on solutions, not problems.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Anyone who has a passion for helping others

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. A sunny day, 74 degrees, slight breeze, a beautiful golf course. After a good round of golf (shooting an 86) with friends, arrive home to the love of my life, with a tasty margarita awaiting me and a delicious meal being cooked. After a great meal, a good, thoughtful movie and a quiet evening up close and personal with my woman. Perfect.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Nelson Mandela. I would ask how he could remain committed to the cause and not be bitter after 26 years of wrongful imprisonment.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. People not doing what they say they would do!!!

Author Voices

March 18, 2011

Everyday I punish myself by listening to at least a few minutes of talk radio hosted by right wing talking heads that spew their vile agenda against President Barack Obama.

I listen because I'm astonished that, for all the President has been up against, never do I hear any of these critics acknowledge that he should be wearing a repair man's overalls. For, much of what President Obama has been doing is working hard as I can recall a president working to fix the mess left behind by his predecessor, former President Bush.

He took over a country in need of health care reform with a huge deficit, an unstable economy, suspect foreign policies,... see more