In 2002 K’wan hit the scene with his debut novel Gangsta. What started as a therapeutic release went on to become a part of urban-lit history and an Essence bestseller, as well as drawing rave reviews overseas. K’wan is also the author of Road Dawgz, Street Dreams, Hoodlum, Eve, Gutter, Blow, as well as the widely popular Hood Rat Series: Hood Rat, Still Hood, Section 8, and now ANIMAL.
Through his work, K’wan has helped to empower thousands of young people not only to discover the wonderment of the written word, but to seek positive routes in reaching their goals. The Harlem native currently resides in New Jersey where he is working on his next novel.