Center for SGL-LGBT  of African Descent Community

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The Power of  SGL-LGBTQ Votes Community Forum

March 10, 2018 at UBUNTU Center of Chicago

An Outing with ADODI at Chicago's Field museum

Writers Forum 2017


Eddie S. Pierce is a Master’s of Fine Arts in Creative Writing degree recipient from Chicago State University, home of the world renowned Gwendolyn Brooks Writing Center and host of the annual Gwendolyn Brooks Writer’s Conference. Mr. Pierce considers himself to be primarily a fiction and prose writer but was afforded the opportunity to be published in 95Notes Literary Magazine for poetry and Sage Publishing’s Encyclopedia of Identity for an article on the phenomena of “Passing.” On Saturday, November 12, 2011 Pierce released his first self-published work, Love: Something Infinite and simultaneously launched Rainbow Room Publishing. His second self-published novel, Love: From Behind, followed on Sunday June 30, 2013. Additionally he is currently producing more titles and pursuing numerous other literary and artistic ventures. Eddie currently resides in Chicago, IL.


Is a Same Gender Loving author of three novels, "don't dig me any deeper", "in my fathers house" and "Glory" and the author of "from the soul"a book of short stories and poetry, he has been writing since middle school where he won a state wide fiction contest for short stories. he currently resides in Chicago where he continues he love of writing and educating young minds in the Chicago Public School System.



born in Hickory, N.C., Max Smith graduated Jefferson City, MO Senior High School,  and received his BA from Michigan State in Communication Arts. His books include "Staying Power: The Unofficial Guide to Maintaining Positive African American Male Relationships " and " African America's 3rd Rail SGL." His essay "By the Year 2000" appear  in 'In The Life: Adodi Black Gay Anthology. " His essay 'December  1,2031: AIDS At 50,"  appears  in "Black Gay Genius. Answering Joseph Beam's Call."

Max Smith