Review: I Don’t Belong to You: Quiet the Noise and Find Your Voice

final-cover-palmerI Don’t Belong to You: Quiet the Noise and Find Your Voice, Keke Palmer, Author North Star Way  $14.98 ISBN-10: 1501145398 

Singer, actress, talk show host, humanitarian, and now author, Lauren “Keke” Palmer has gone from writing in journals to writing her youth empowerment book, I Don’t Belong to You: Quiet the Noise and Find Your Voice, a passion-project that has been in the making for three years. After … Read the rest “Review: I Don’t Belong to You: Quiet the Noise and Find Your Voice”

Interview With Tamara McNeil of Just Like Me! Box

meet the mcneils.png.JPGToday we had the pleasure of talking to Tamara McNeil, the founder of Just Like Me! Box, a monthly subscription that delivers 2-3 books in urban children’s literature to families. Get to know Tamara, the inspiration behind her company, the types of books she delivers and looks for in submissions, as well as why she is reluctant to expand her market to young adult fiction.

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Interview with Brent Lambert of Fiyah Lit Magazine!

On Monday, we had the pleasure of interviewing the acquiring editor and social media manager of Fiyah Lit Magazine, a new publication that publishes black speculative fiction. Check out the interview below to hear how the magazine got started, why Brent and his team focus on black literary fiction, inspiring words, and more!

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Highlights of An Evening With Editor Chris Jackson!

Publishing professionals of various ages gathered at New York City’s Solas Bar Thursday night for an evening with longstanding book editor, Chris Jackson. Latinx in Publishing and POC & Natives in Publishing teamed up and hosted the forum, kicking off each group’s first event of the New Year.

Jackson is known for successfully producing both non-fiction and fiction and working with everyone from Bryan Stevenson and Russell Simmons to Jay … Read the rest “Highlights of An Evening With Editor Chris Jackson!”