Author Erica Kennedy Passes Away
Author and blogger Erica Kennedy, best known for popular novels Feminista and Bling, has died, according to various reports. The former fashion publicist started her writing career as a special correspondent for the New York Daily News, then went on to write about fashion and entertainment for magazines such as Vibe and In Style.
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.