Wine & Words Hosts Tribute to Best Selling Author, Eric Jerome Dickey

Colleagues & fans honor legacy of bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey in a virtual event on April 20 at 7 pm EST. Info:

Wine & Words host Michelle Gipson brings together colleagues and fans to honor the legacy and pay tribute to New York Times bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey on Tuesday, April 20 at 7 PM (EST).

The date coincides with the publication of Dickey’s last novel, The Son of Mr. Suleman. Among the special guests joining Gipson will be Travis Hunter, Victoria Christopher Murray, and Yvette Hayward. This virtual event is presented by HHM Digital via Zoom and is free for Hammonds House Museum members and $5 for non-members. Please register at to receive your Zoom link.

Known for his novels about contemporary African American life, New York Times bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey passed away on January 3, in Los Angeles after battling a long illness. Dickey was the author of twenty-nine novels, and his work has become a cultural touchstone over the course of his multi-decade writing career, earning him millions of dedicated readers around the world.

He was the author of multiple New York Times bestselling novels including Milk in My Coffee, Cheaters, Chasing Destiny, Liar’s Game, Between Lovers, Thieves’ Paradise, The Other Woman, Drive Me Crazy, Genevieve, Naughty or Nice, Sleeping with Strangers, Waking with Enemies, Pleasure, Dying for Revenge, Resurrecting Midnight, Tempted by Trouble, An Accidental Affair, and Decadence.

Recently, his book Sister, Sister was honored as one of Essence’s 50 Most Impactful Black Books of the Last 50 Years, and USA Today featured him on their list of 100 Black Novelists and Fiction Writers You Should Read. More than seven million of his books have been published worldwide. More info:

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