Originally from Detroit, Cheryl A. Head now lives on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., where she has navigated a successful career as a writer, television producer, filmmaker, broadcast executive and media funder. Her self-published debut novel, Long Way Home: A World War II Novel, was a 2015 Next Generation Indie Book Award finalist in both the African American Literature and Historical Fiction categories. Her award-winning, Charlie Mack Motown Mystery series (Bywater Books) is set in Detroit featuring a black, lesbian private investigator. When not writing fiction, Head consults on a wide range of diversity issues. She is a Senior Associate at Livingston Associates, a member of the Bouchercon Board of Directors, and former Director of Inclusion for the board of the Golden Crown Literary Society (GCLS).
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