Memphis Vaughan, Jr.
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Memphis Vaughan, Jr., a Mobile, Alabama native, is an avid reader, writer, traveler, and computer user. As editor and webmaster, he created the TimBookTu web site as a place to showcase African-American writing and poetry in 1996. Since then, the site has featured the works of over 2,500 writers, poets, and essayists. In 2002, he edited an anthology of works from TimBookTu writers entitled Journey To TimBookTu: An African-American Poetic Odyssey. His short stories have appeared in Zane's Chocolate Flava and Succulent - Chocolate Flava II. He has an essay published in Elissa Gabrielle's The Soul of A Man 2: Make Me Wanna Holler released in 2016. He currently writes a column for the Mobile, Alabama-based Steppin' Out Newspaper, the arts, entertainment and empowering guide of the Gulf Coast. Read his monthly column. He has also been published in the ComebackTown newsletter.

He can be contacted at to receive comments, questions, answers, criticism and especially praise.

Works on TimBookTu by Memphis Vaughan, Jr.

Editor's Message

Recurring Column

Short Stories, Fiction

Always Get My Man
The BBQ Joint


A Closed Mind
A Good Black Man
Anniversary with PoetressForever
Beautiful Black Woman
From Dream to Reality
Love Chronicles with PoetressForever and DreadedDiva
Memp's Shoutout
My Touch
Path of Self-Discovery with PoetressForever, Charm, Doug Holloway, & Carlton Scott
Twas the Nite Before The Ghetto Christmas with Doug Holloway, PoetressForever, & PhauxShaux
The Voices of the Ancestors
Winter's Hope

Articles Written for Steppin' Out Newspaper

Monthly Column

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