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Diane Richards is a proud member of the Harlem Writers Guild, the oldest African American writers’ guild in the world, and the legendary guild of Maya Angelou, Terry McMillan and Ossie Davis. The founding members include Dr. John Henrik Clarke, Rosa Guy, John Oliver Killens and Walter Christmas.
Richards is also a song and screenwriter and stays active in the music and film world through memberships in the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers and the Independent Feature Project.Grace Edwards, Secretary of the Harlem Writers Guild, and published writer on Doubleday of the Mali Anderson mystery series says of Diane Richards, “She is one of our most promising young emerging writers.” “Sowa’s Red Gravy Stories” was optioned by Woodie King, Jr. of the New Federal Theatre and slated for production