TINA ANDREWS - Book Writer
Tina Andrews is an international award-winning writer, producer, director, as well as author, playwright, and multi-media visual artist. Her nonfiction book, ‘Sally Hemings An American Scandal: The Struggle to Tell The Controversial True Story’ (The Malibu Press), won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Achievement in Literary Nonfiction and the Literary Award of Excellence from the Memphis Writers Conference. The book was based on her award-winning CBS miniseries, ‘Sally Hemings: An American Scandal’ which she wrote and Executive Produced. It was the highest rated, most watched miniseries of its season garnering Tina the Writers Guild of America Award for Outstanding Long form Television, She is the first African American to win the award in Long form) She also won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding TV Movie, Miniseries or Special. CBS bought the miniseries based on her play ‘The Mistress of Monticello’, which Tina originally wrote and directed at the Chicago Dramatists Workshop. She also wrote the screenplay for the 1998 movie ‘Why Do Fools fall in Love?’. Tina’s work in film and television has led to other accolades, including a Proclamation from the City Council of New York. Her novel, ‘Charlotte Sophia’, told the story of Queen Charlotte of England’s concealed African Ancestry and was released as an audiobook voiced by ‘Bridgerton’ actress Adjoa Andoh. HBO Max recently acquired the novel, and Tina is working on the script.