Wesley, Valerie Wilson

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WESLEY, Valerie Wilson

WESLEY, Valerie Wilson. American, b. 1947. Genres: Mystery/Crime/ Suspense, Young adult fiction, Young adult non-fiction. Career: Scholastic News, former associate editor; Essence, NYC, senior editor, executive editor, contributing editor. Publications: BIOGRAPHIES: (with W. Hudson) Afro- Bets Book of Black Heroes from A to Z: An Introduction to Important Black Achievers for Young Readers, 1988. JUVENILE FICTION: Where Do I Go From Here? (young adult novel), 1993; Freedom's Gifts: A Juneteenth Mystery, 1997. TAMARA HAYLE MYSTERY NOVELS: When Death Comes Stealing, 1994; Devil's Gonna Get Him, 1995; Where Evil Sleeps, 1996; No Hiding Place, 1997; Easier to Kill, 1998; The Devil Riding, 2000. Contributor of fiction to periodicals. Address: Essence Magazine, 1500 Broadway 6th Floor, New York, NY 10036, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]