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Erica Kennedy has passed away
« on: June 16, 2012, 10:12:54 pm »
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Writer Erica Kennedy Has Passed Away
1970 - 2012

According to all of the relevant online sources, a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and Oxford University, Erica Kennedy was a novelist, screenwriter and social media strategist. She resided in Miami Beach, Florida and was 42 years old at the time of her death, according to a family member.  Additional details on the circumstances are not available yet.

The former fashion publicist began her writing career as a special correspondent for the New York Daily News women's section then went on to write about fashion and entertainment for magazines such as Vibe, In Style, PAPER and Elle UK.

In 2004 she published a satire on the high stakes world of hip-hop with her debut novel Bling, which went on to become a New York Times best-seller. Five years later she released her second novel, Feminista, a story about smart, modern women. She appeared on PAPER's 140 Characters twitter list in May 2010 and was named by film critic Roger Ebert as one of his top 5 "favorite twits."







Although, I didn't know who this individual was before this unfortunate incident,  I'm always interested in reading about things that I may have overlooked in the past.  Maybe you should, too.




Would You Like To Know More?
http://www.theroot.com/buzz/erica-kennedy-author-feminista-bling-dead-reports-say
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/16/erica-kennedy-dead-author_n_1602259.html