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J.  J.  S A V A U N T


February 2024

The JJ Savaunt's Women In STEM $1,000 Scholarship is coming. Click here to apply!

January 17th, 2024

The multi-award-winning title Barren placed as a quaterfinalist in the ScreenCraft Cinematic Book Competition! Winners are announced in April 2024.

October 24th, 2023

The 2023 award-winning title Barren is featured on Click here for more info.

October 1st, 2023

JJ Savaunt's Barren wins for Best 'African American Fiction' in the American Fiction Awards sponsored by American Book Fest. Click here for more info.

September 18th, 2023

JJ Savaunt's Barren wins the Silver Medal For Best 'Suspense Fiction' in the Dan Poynter's Global Ebook Awards. Click here for more!

September 1, 2023

JJ Savaunt's Barren places as a finalist for Best 'Fiction- Thriller- Medical' category in the Readers' Favorite International Book Awards. Click here for more!

August 18th, 2023

JJ Savaunt gets involved with Helping Mamas Charity for more information go here.

April 6th, 2023

Barren is reviewed by Reader's Choice. See the five star review here.

December 12th, 2022

JJ's interview with goes live. See it here.

November 15, 2022

After five years of work, JJ Savaunt's Barren is finally published. Buy it here!

October 8, 2022

JJ Savaunt's Barren is mentioned in King's River Life column. See more here. 

April 25, 2022

BookBrunch announces Barren as Bloodhound Books winner for debut novel competition. Click here for more info.

April 1, 2022

No April fools here! Receive news that Barren wins Bloodhound Books emerging writer competition

March 1, 2022

Jj becomes a member of Sisters in Crime

January 5, 2021

JJ joins Crime Writers of Color

August 29, 2020

Jj puts the movement for black representation on paper with The American Reporter

August 24, 2020

Jj talks how empathy and diversity keeps her writing with Kivo Daily

August 17, 2020

Jj dives into a near-death experience and how it influences her writing with New York Weekly

July 11, 2020

Jj publishes the riveting short story Say Her Name in honor of black women who lost their lives to human trafficking

June 23, 2019

Debut poetry book The Reflection Within the Mirror wins award from the Black Caucus American Library Association in Washington, DC

December 8, 2018

Publishes debut poetry book The Reflection Within the Mirror

"Only through Yahweh, the most High, is any of the accomplishments below made possible. See the glory of the most High Yahweh (Hebrew for God) through the faith and works of JJ Savaunt"

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