Oscar Micheaux: Indie Author (and a Goodreads giveaway!)

Lisa Rivero Oscar Micheaux, writing 1 Comment

Oscar Micheaux, the focus of my children’s historical novel, Oscar’s Gift: Planting Words with Oscar Micheaux, ¬†not only broke ground as a homesteader and filmmaker, he also was an indie author. Patrick McGilligan writes in his biography of Micheaux that after receiving only “bulky rejections,” Oscar eventually self-published his first novel, The Conquest: The Story of a Negro¬†Pioneer, in the …