Jamise Harper is an avid reader, wine enthusiast, influencer, and champion for amplifying marginalized voices. A passion for reading diverse books led her to create the #diversespines hashtag and Diverse Spines® book community on social media, which highlights literature by Black women and women of color. She is the co-author (with Jane Mount) of Bibliophile: Diverse Spines (Chronicle Books, 2021), and the creator of Spines & Vines®, a blog dedicated to book and wine pairings. She is also the host of Literary Wine Down, a book + wine conversational series on Instagram Live featuring debut and bestselling authors.
Jamise is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and lives in the Washington, DC metro area.