Gwen Richardson is an author, publicist and entrepreneur. As an author, she has seven published books, six non-fiction and one fiction, two of which have been nominated for NAACP Image Awards. Her latest book, 21 of Satan's Schemes, Tricks, and Devices, is based entirely upon Scripture, details Satan's many characteristics, and 21 of his most often utilized schemes.
Gwen co-authored her teen book, You Are Wonderfully Made: 12 Life-Changing Principles for Teen Girls to Embrace, with her daughter, Sylvia, who is in the Honors Program at North Carolina Central University. The book was nominated for a 2016 NAACP Image Award.
Her book 101 Scholarship Applications: What It Takes to Obtain a Debt-Free College Education was nominated for a 2015 NAACP Image Award. The book was written specifically to address the issue of college loan debt, and help students and their parents identify scholarship opportunities.
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As a publicist, Gwen provides a wide range of marketing services to her clients. Her services include media promotion and contact, development of digital press kits and promotional videos, e-blast services to key markets and industry professionals, speaking engagements, book club marketing, book tour management, ghostwriting and editing. Gwen focuses primarily on the book industry and her clients range from New York Times bestselling authors to authors with debut books.
As an entrepreneur, Gwen is co-founder of Cushcity.com, the world’s largest African-American Internet retailer with over 20,000 products online. Gwen and her husband, Willie, established Cushcity.com in 1998. The web site receives approximately 500,000 hits per month and has thousands of customers in all 50 states and internationally. She has been an entrepreneur for more than 20 years.
Gwen resides in Houston with Willie and their daughter, Sylvia. She is a graduate of Georgetown University with a B.S. degree in marketing.