Issa Rae

With her unique flare and infectious sense of humor, Issa Rae’s content has garnered over 20 million views and over 150,000 YouTube subscribers (and counting). In addition to making Glamour magazine’s “35 Under 35” list as well as Forbes’s “30 Under 30” list and winning the Shorty Award for Best Web Show for her hit series “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl,” Issa Rae has worked on web content for Pharrell Williams, Tracey Edmonds, and numerous others. She developed a television series with Shonda Rhimes for ABC and is currently developing a half-hour comedy for HBO with Larry Wilmore. Issa has received national attention with major media outlets including The New York Times, CNN, Elle, Seventeen, Rolling Stone, VIBE, Fast Company, MSNBC, Essence, Fader, and more.

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The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl

Based on the hit web series, Issa Rae’s collection of witty essays riffs on what it's like to be unabashedly awkward in a world that regards introverts as hapless misfits, and black with cool.

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LOS ANGELES TIMES
Festival of Books
Writing With a Smirk: Women & Humor
2 West 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90212
APR 18
ARKANSAS LITERARY FESTIVAL
Central Arkansas Library System
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
APR 25

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