Tiah Short, better known as DC Bookdiva, is the president and CEO of DC Bookdiva Publications. Her publication company is home to some of the best authors in the urban lit genre.Her author Dutch's book Dynasty, her first national best seller, was nominated for best street fiction of the year in 2010. Her author Eyone Williams won male author of the year for 2012.
With over twenty-five titles under her company DC Bookdiva is one of the most successful indie publishers of her kind. She is also the founder of the very popular Urban Literary Review (blogtalkradio.com/urbanliteraryreview), which is an online talk show that is dedicated to everything about the urban literary world and all the people and events in it.The show has constantly spotlighted what is new, innovative, and important in the literary world. DC Bookdiva is the driving force behind one of the most informative blogs online, Straight No Chaser, where she continues to share important literary information with all those seeking direction in an industry that can be a maze for one that has no guidance. DC Bookdiva's mobile book store is the top of the food chain in Washington, D.C., and has been servicing the area for close to ten years.
As a result of hard work and dedication her mobile book store was voted the 2013 Independent Bookstore of the Year.