Karla Diggs

About the author

Karla DiggsGifted with a unique voice and free spirit, Karla Mitchell Diggs entered the world stage in 1971 in the city of Roxboro, N.C. where she was educated in the public schools of Person County.

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Cotton Club Princess (Excerpt)

by Karla Diggs

“Sixteen-year-old Nostalgia Richardson has lived all her life in the rural township of Spivey’s Grove, South Carolina, but that has not stopped her from dreaming of running away to Harlem to become a showgirl at the world famous Cotton Club.

One night when she comes home from work she finds her father in the company of Noah Holdtstaff, the most notorious bootlegger in town. Later, Nostalgia’s 14-year- old sister, LILY, divulges their father’s plans to marry her off to the 49-year-old Noah. Continue reading “Cotton Club Princess (Excerpt)”