Stanice Anderson is an author, inspirational speaker, playwright, and vocalist. Hope-filled Life-Stories delivered with transparency, drama, excitement, and humor are the gifts she brings to the table. “There is power in telling our stories. It’s because people shared their life-stories with me, that I am free from a devastating heroin addiction for over 23 years. Now, living my resurrected dreams, and God’s purposes for my life, I am a living testimony of the power, grace, and love of God.” says Stanice.
So far, she has two published nonfiction books, I SAY A PRAYER FOR ME: One Woman’s Life of Faith and Triumph (Walk Worthy Press/Warner Books) and 12-STEP PROGRAMS: A Resource Guide for Helping Professionals (Learning Publications) and several book proposal being shopped by her agent.
Her books have been featured, reviewed, and ranked in everything from Publisher’s Weekly, Sister2 Sister magazine and BET.com to Black Expressions, Gospel Today and Essence magazines. Publishers Weekly called it, “Gripping— with a novelist’s eye for dialogue–” “Maya Angelou’s literary talent and Iyanla Vanzant’s prayerful insights,” says Sonsyrea Tate, Managing Editor, The Washington Informer.
She has also been a guest on various national and local radio and television shows including, The 700 Club, NPR’s Kojo Nnamdi Show, ABC News Radio, The Audrey Chapman Show, The Daily Drum, St. Vincent and the Grenadines TV, The Bev Smith Show, NAACP Minority Report, and University of Maryland’s The Writers Tale. The episode of Stanice’s interview won the show a 2004 International Telly Award and still runs on several university stations and The Research Channel.
Stanice has given hundreds of talks throughout the US and Caribbean at churches, shelters, prisons, schools and corporations, including AOL Headquarters, Catholic Charities, and Oxford House International. She also performs her her one-woman, out-of-the-box experience, WALKIN’ ON WATER WHEN THE GROUND AIN’T ENUF, a potpourri of poetry and spoken word bathed in music, transparently honest and humorous life stories, and songs. An excerpt from her play-in-progress, based on her book, I Say A Prayer For Me, was produced at The Studio Theatre in Washington, DC.
Hope-filled Life-Stories delivered with transparency, drama, excitement, and humor are the gifts she brings to the table. “There is power in telling our stories. Secrets grow in the dark; but die in the light of exposure. It’s because of God and people who shared their life-stories with me, that I am free from heroin addiction for over 23 years, living in my dream, and God’s purpose for my life. As long as there is breath, there is hope.” says Stanice.
Stanice’s talk tour, LET’S GET REAL: Sharing Our Stories-Sharing Our Strengths, co-sponsored by community organizations was wildly received in Charlotte, NC, Washington, DC, and St. Louis, Missouri. She recently added to her repertoire, EVERYBODY HAS A STORY! Writing Worshops and Gatherings.
Since 1999, she has written and distributed via email subscriptions, her inspirational series, FOOD FOR THE SPIRIT which landed her a mega-agent and book deal; and since 2006, FAITH-LIFT WITH STANICE.
Stanice is also the founder of Feast on The Word Gatherings, as well as a member of the Black Women Playwrights’ Group and the African-American Playwrights’ Exchange.
A 4th generation District of Columbian; her mom, son, and 3 grandkids are the wind beneath her wings. To book Stanice Anderson or for info contact 202-904-4955 or email email@example.com.