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Toni Newman is the Author of I Rise-The Transformation of Toni Newman which details 25 years of transforming from male to female and ability to overcome obstacles as black transgender in America. The memoir is available on Amazon.com and Kindle as well as many other outlets.
2012 FACTS ABOUT THE BOOK I RISE BY TONI NEWMAN
Memoir I Rise-The Transformation of Toni Newman made The Best Overlooked Books in 2011 December 2011 Issue of Advocate Magazine. The Advocate asked readers to tell their favorite but overlooked books you shouldn’t have missed in 2011.
The Best Overlooked Books | Books | The Advocate
Memoir I Rise-The Transformation of Toni Newman nominated for 2 Lambda Literary Awards in categories of Memoirs and Transgender Nonfiction. This is the 24th annual Lambda Literary Awards. The Lambda Literary Foundation Celebrates Excellence in LGBT Literature since 1989.
Memoir I Rise makes the All Time Top 25 Best Transgender People Biographies List at #24
Chapter 7 (The Erotic Professional Years) within the Book I Rise has been turned into Featured Film called Erotic Professionals to be Directed by Keith Holland in Late Fall 2012 with Producers Jay Gira (Director OJ:Monster or Myth), Shahid Manning of MSE Foundation, and Alton Demore (Screenwriter of Original Screenplay). The Head Writer is George P. Saunders (Author of The Art of Whoring: Adventures in Prostitution)
For more information on the book go to http://www.tonidnewman.com and for more information on the Film Erotic Professionals go to http://www.spiproduction.com.
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