K’wan is the #1 bestselling author of Welfare Wifeys, Section 8, Gutter, Still Hood, Hood Rat, Eve, Hoodlum, Street Dreams, Gangsta, Road Dawgz and now Animal. Animal was chosen as one of the five Best Books of 2012 and the starred pick of the month for October on Library Journal. K’wan has also been featured in Time, King, The New York Press, and on MTV and BET. K’wan currently resides in New Jersey where he is working on his next novel.

Books by this Author

Animal 3
Animal 2


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Author Revealed

Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?

A. I'm blessed

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

A. Research is key

Q. What was/is your favorite job?

A. Loading Dock/Sales floor at Toys R Us

Q. Name of your favorite composer or music artist?

A. Jim Morrison

Author Voices

June 09, 2014

I love being a writer!

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