Marla-Tiye Vieira (M.A. ’03)

I am launching my second book: Cherry Blossom Blues which will be published on June 21, 2024 during Pride Month!

Cherry Blossom Blues by Marla-Tiye Vieira, Hardcover

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Delve into a lyrical love story shared between two Afro-American men living in the District of Columbia during the ethos of the roaring 1920’s and the Harlem Renaissance.
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I am a fiction writer who combats racism, homophobia and religious oppression in order to create world peace. My themes are the same as my first book: “Jasmine Breeze.” My second Author Talk for Jasmine Breeze at the Central Library in Cape Town, South Africa during Pride Month on June 15 was also very successful. Please consider featuring both books because my aim is to heal wounded souls and unite the human race. My books empower the LGBTQ communities and together we can fight the corrosive laws being enacted to hurt this particular demographic. I was recently interviewed on this link: NPR radio KJZZ in Phoenix, Arizona. In addition, “Jasmine Breeze” is displayed in the Fall 2021 edition of Howard Magazine at Howard University, my Alma mater:
Bison Bookshelf Fall ’21 | Howard Magazine

My book is currently housed at Mesa, Scottsdale and Chandler Public libraries in Arizona because I am a local author residing within the state. I conducted my first successful “Author Talk” at Mesa’s main library on March 9, 2023.

https://My novels saliently delineate the current acrimonious race relations occurring worldwide, religious intolerance and homophobia are a few challenges embedded in the theme. My books offer ways to overcome these barriers and begin a trajectory of unification premised upon the Taoist philosophy in order to create world peace.

Signed copies of my book can be obtained at the Central Library in Cape Town, South Africa and at Barnes & Noble in Chandler, Arizona. “Jasmine Breeze” is also proudly displayed at my alma mater’s library: The University of Houston. Book reviews claim that my book is an international love story. I am confident that “Cherry Blossom Blues” will be just as successful as “Jasmine Breeze.”

Thank you for your time.

Marla-Tiye Vieira,
Author of “Jasmine Breeze” and “Cherry Blossom Blues”
Master of Education

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