Shani Dowdell, Author of ‘Keepin’ It Tight’
Shani Dowdell lives in Opelika, Alabama with her three children and husband. She has always been fascinated by creative writing and started writing poetry as a young girl. Her debut novel, Keepin’ It Tight, releases May 2007.
Her novel was inspired by African American fiction and its message of self love and black love. Through the novel, she seeks to weigh in on race and relationships and the temptation and deception that tears so many marriages apart.