8 Urban Fiction Authors Who Overcame Prison And Forged Lucrative Careers

- By

Vickie M. Stringer

All hail the Queen of Hip-Hop Literature! Vickie M. Stringer is a literary powerhouse. After founding the renowned publishing company Triple Crown Publications, Stringer was  integral in changing the published world by creating a stable of urban authors with powerful stories to share with the world. Once considered the “cocaine Queen” of Columbus, Ohio, Stringer served seven years in federal prison before realizing that she had a knack and passion for writing.

After her release, Stringer founded Triple Crown Publications. After receiving 26 rejection letters from different publishing houses, Stringer self-published Let That Be the Reason, selling it out of the trunk of her car at salons and barbershops. Now, she has inked a deal with Simon & Schuster to publish her successful novels including Dirty Red while she still seeks talent for her Triple Crown Publications, which is rumored to be worth millions. Vickie M. Stringer turned her life into a living testament to the power of determination, strong will, and the resilience of the human spirit

Comment Disclaimer: Comments that contain profane or derogatory language, video links or exceed 200 words will require approval by a moderator before appearing in the comment section. XOXO-MN