RaNeeka J Claxton

About Me:

RaNeeka J. Claxton is a Master of Fine Arts student at University of California, Riverside, with a concentration in Fiction. A teaching artist and former journalist, she is diligently working on her first Young Adult novel. Claxton is based in Detroit, and would love to hear from book fans at raneeka_claxton@yahoo.com.

A REVIEW OF… “THINGS FALL APART”

From summer to fall, and having moved from the Midwest to the South and back, I’m here with you again. And reading.

MORRISON’S “MERCY”

So, I went a bit more “traditional” this time, and read Toni Morrison’s newest novel – A Mercy. I admit that with most books, I’m able to breeze through them in a couple days – or maybe even one day. But not this one. It took me nearly a week to read through. But rightly so, huh? It’s Toni Morrison ;o).

A REVIEW OF:
“SAY YOU’RE ONE OF THEM”

UTC,
It feels good to be back! My life has taken me on a very interesting journey over the past few months, but I’ve not neglected reading and, most importantly, I’ve not forgotten about YOU.
So as not to prolong your literary juice any further, let’s jump right in. I’ve taken in a number [...]

NIGERIAN SUMMER

UTC Family,
I’m back, and glad to be. I was so overwhelmed by you all’s incredible feedback and welcoming attitude to my thoughts on this space, that I had to re-think exactly how I would go about structuring my time and energy toward BOOKED. In only a short while, I can feel the positive energy [...]

Blog Debut!
For The Love Of Africa

Hey UTC Family!
Welcome to my blog! I guess you can say this space is about any and everything, well, books.
My name is RaNeeka J. Claxton. I’m a bit of a bookworm, a writer by trade, a journalist and Master of Fine Arts student of creative writing by profession. When I [...]

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