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Ben Burgess Jr.

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Ben Burgess Jr is the author of the award-winning novels "Monster", "Wounded", “Love and Happiness”, and the new novel “ Daddy’s Girl." He is an active performer of spoken word poetry. Ben Burgess Jr uses his love of writing to inspire and influence youths to strive for what they believe in, and to never give up on their dreams. His novels "Monster" and “Wounded” are currently used in schools on the lower east side of Manhattan. Ben Burgess has a BA degree in Business Management and an MA degree in Educational Leadership. He is the proud father of his daughter Jaelynn and is active in trying to improve urban neighborhoods and communities.

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I’m having a good month! I won first place in the Beverly Hills Book Awards, I won the Bronze medal in the Drunken Druid Book Awards in Ireland, and the Silver medal in the IPPY Book Awards. In total, my latest novel “Love and Happiness” has won five awards so far. It’s something to be proud of. I am proud of those accomplishments, but I can’t let it get to my head.

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Average rating: 4.51 · 412 ratings · 210 reviews · 8 distinct works · Similar authors
Monster

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Wounded

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Love and Happiness

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Daddy's Girl

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My Environment (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:33PM
Description: Poem about urban life and it's influence.
INSTILLED IN A SLAVE (Poetry)
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Description: A poem based on the history of slavery

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Author Ben Burgess character Nick Johnson is an underachieving borderline alcoholic, who meets Vickie a homemaker who is married to Frank a wealthy man that pays little to no attention at all to his Beautiful wife Vickie. Nick and Vick..." Read more of this review »
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