7 Black Canadian writers to watch in 2022_laser freckle removal side effects

7 Black Canadian writers to watch in 2022February is Black History Month and CBC Books is highlighting 7 Canadian writers making their mark in 2022.

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In honour of Black History Month 2022, CBC Books is highlighting seven Black Canadian writers who are making their mark.

Asha Bromfield

Asha Bromfield is an actor and YA author.(Felice Trinidad)

Asha Bromfield is a Black Canadian actress, singer and writer best known for her role as Melody Jones, drummer of Josie and the Pussycats in the television show Riverdale and as Zadie Wells in the Netflix show Locke and Key. The Toronto-born author's debut YA novel, Hurricane Summer, is a love letter to Jamaica, where her parents are from.

  • Asha Bromfield's YA novel Hurricane Summer is a coming-of-age story that embraces womanhood and sexuality

Hurricane Summer is a coming-of-age story about a teen named Tilla whose relationship with her Jamaican-born father is straining due to his frequent absences from her life. Bromfield's second YA novel, titled Songs of Irie, will be published in 2023.

Brief But Spectacular – Asha Bromfield

2 years agoDuration 3:22Asha Bromfield offers her Brief But Spectacular take on her career as an actor, and the strength she’s had to call on to maintain her authenticity.The best Canadian books of 2021


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