Glory Edim

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Glory Edim

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Biography

Glory Edim is a digital project manager specialising in performing art organisations and innovative web brands. Accustomed to being hands-on and resourceful, she is a creative problem solver who loves experimenting with technology. Her skill set includes: strategic partnerships, event planning, content strategy and influencer outreach. In addition, she has a unique talent for building online relationships and developing social media marketing strategies.   Edim coupled her talents with her interests as a literary advocate and founded the literary platform,  Well-Read Black Girl,a book club and online community and now a Book Festival that celebrates the uniqueness of Black literature and sisterhood.  Her first anthology, Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves, was published by Random House in 2018.   The volume brings together original essays by some of our best black women writers to shine a light on how important it is that we all have the opportunity to find ourselves in literature. Whether it’s learning about the complexities of femalehood from Zora Neale Hurston and Toni Morrison, finding a new type of love in THE COLOR PURPLE, or using mythology to craft an alternative black future, the subjects of each essay remind us why we turn to books in times of both struggle and relaxation.