Gwen Richardson is an author, publicist and entrepreneur. As an author, she has fourteen published books, two of which have been nominated for NAACP Image Awards.
Her latest children's book, Boss Women: Seven African-American
Women Who Built Their Businesses From the Ground Up, is for children
ages 6 to 10. It is also an inspirational tool for adults and was a
National Indie Excellence Awards Finalist.
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Kidz Biz book series for children ages 5 to 8. Plant the seed of
entrepreneurship and watch it grow in the next generation. Books 1-5 are available now!
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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. A revised
edition is published in January of each year.
Order an autographed copy of 2023 101 Scholarship Applications here
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Transfer: How Black Churches Move Billions of Dollars Out of Black
Communities and How to Move It Back.
Order an autographed copy of Weekend Wealth Transfer here
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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.
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Gwen co-authored her teen book, You
Are Wonderfully Made: 12 Life-Changing Principles for Teen Girls to
Embrace, with her daughter, Sylvia, who recently graduated from
North Carolina Central University. The book was nominated for a
2016 NAACP Image Award.
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Select the Books link to view details about all of Gwen's books.
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 which was launched in 1998 as the world’s largest African-American Internet retailer. Over the years the company has evolved and now focuses on marketing services within the book industry. Cushcity.com also sponsors the annual National Black Book Festival which occurs in October every year and attracts 100+ authors from across the U.S. She has been an entrepreneur for more than 30 years.
Gwen resides in Houston with her husband, Willie, and their daughter, Sylvia. She is a graduate of Georgetown University with a B.S. degree in marketing.