Lolita Files

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Lolita Files is a contemporary African-American author and screenwriter.[1] Her books include Scenes from a Sistah[2] and Child of God.[3] Files has a degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Florida[4] and resides in Los Angeles, CA. In 2005, rap artist Kanye West optioned the film rights of her fourth novel, Child of God.[5] Files' sixth novel, Sex.Lies.Murder.Fame[6] was optioned for film by Carolyn Folks for Entertainment Studios. Files reclaimed the film rights for Child of God back from Kanye West in 2009.[7]

Lolita Files is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.

Partial bibliography[edit]

  • Scenes from a Sistah - published by Warner Books, April 1997
  • Getting to the Good Part - published by Warner Books, January 1999
  • Blind Ambitions - published by Simon & Schuster, September 2000
  • Child of God - published by Simon & Schuster, September 2001
  • Tastes Like Chicken - published by Simon & Schuster, May 2004
  • sex.lies.murder.fame. - published by Amistad/HarperCollins, January 2006

Files has short stories featured in the following anthologies: "Roses, Red, Room 416" in Black Silk, published by Warner Books; "Bobby Q's Sauce" in Twilight Moods, published by Flowers in Bloom; and "Standing Room Only" in Brown Sugar 3: When Opposites Attract, published by Washington Square Press. Her novella, "Three For The Road," featured in the anthology, You Only Get Better, a collection of three novellas by Files, Connie Briscoe, and Anita Bunkley, was published in March 2007. The paperback of sex.lies.murder.fame. was published in May 2007.

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