Marjaun Canady, CEO, Co-Founder, and Author, Callaloo Kids

Nabeeh Bilal, CCO, Co-Founder, and Illustrator, Callaloo Kids

Shannon Hitchock, Author (Scholastic) One True Way

Box Brown, Cartoonist and Author

Katrina Walker, Entrepreneur and Author, Unbreakable: The Katrina Walker Story 5 Husbands, and from Homeless to Self-Made Millionaire

Kellye Garrett, Author and #PitchWars Mentor,

Lisa Morton, President of the Horror Writers Association

Michael Bush, Author of The King of Style: Dressing Michael Jackson [Insight Editions]

Marla Frazee, Author and Illustrator of It Takes a Village by Hillary Clinton, The Boss Baby, The Bossier Baby

Charli Hodge, Author of Hello Beautiful Brown Girl! 

Octavia Samuels, Author and Publisher of Hello Beautiful Brown Girl!

Dr. Ashley Denmark, Author of Olivia’s Doctor Adventures

Andrea Davis Pinkney, Author and Vice President, Executive Editor, Trade Editorial, Scholastic

Mathew Knowles, Phd.D, Author, Racism From the Eyes of a ChildThe DNA of Achievers; and The Emancipation of Slaves Through Music

Teri Coaxum, Founder, CEO, Coaxum Connects, Author, Peaceful Pondering: A Busy Woman’s Guide to Inner Peace

Deborah Gregory, Author, The Cheetah Girls

Nono The Poet, Author, Publisher, Soul Vagina: In Between Sex and God, Who Am I?

Diann Valentine, Author, Publisher, Going The Distance For Love: 22 Tips On Handling Your Issues and Finding Love…Wherever It May Be

Daniel José Older, Author, Shadowshaper series, Dactyl Hill Squad (Fall, 2018), etc.

Pratima Rao Gluckman, Author, Nevertheless, She Persisted

Michelle Staubach Grimes, Author, Pidge Takes The Stage

Megan Devine, Author, It’s Okay That You’re Not Ok: Meeting Grief and Loss in a Culture That Doesn’t Understand

D.B. Moffatt, Author, The Misbirth

Curtis Bunn, Author and Founder, National Book Club Conference

Markette Sheppard, Author, What is Light?

Angelo Ellerbee,  Public Relations guru; Author, The Sense of Success

Marc Shapiro, Author, Renaissance Man: The Lin Manuel Miranda Story, An Unauthorized Biography

Mathew Knowles, Author, The Emancipation of Slaves Through Music; music mogul

Tom Wascoe, Author, Child of the Dust

Jerald L. Hoover, Author, My Friend, My Hero

Julia Young, Comedy Writer, Performer, Author, Please Don’t Grab My P#$$Y: A Rhyming Presidential Guide; Wild N’ Out

Marc Shapiro, Author, John McCain: A View from the Hill

Romola Hodas, Author, The Princess of 42nd Street: Surviving My Childhood as the Daughter of Times Square’s King of Porn

Ben Philippe, Author, The Field Guide to the North American Teenager (Balzer + Bray)

RJ Young, Author, Let It Bang: A Young Black Man’s Reluctant into Odyssey 

Elaine Halligan, Author, My Child’s Different: The Lessons Learned from One Family’s Struggle to Unlock Their Son’s Potential

Ashley Thompson, Author, Founder, Ella’s Greatest Adventures

Charles Ford, Author, The Anatomy of a Corporate Lynching

Nadia Kalman, Editor and Curriculum Designer, Words Without Borders Campus; and author, The Cosmopolitans

Patrick Kilpatrick, Actor, Screenwriter, Director, Producer, Writer, Author, Dying for Living: Sins & Confessions of a Hollywood Villain & Libertine Patriot: VOLUME ONE – UPBRINGING. Part 2

Stephen Davis, Journalist, Author, Truthteller: An Investigative Reporter’s Journey Through the World of Truth Prevention, Fake News and Conspiracy Theories

Suzanne Skees, Author, Curator, MY JOB book series, Founder and Board Chair, Skees Family Foundation

Lou Alpert, Author, Surrender: A Love Letter to My Daughter

Roberto Tostado, MD, Author, wtf* is wrong with our health? *what the food: A Rebel Physician’s Manifesto for Reversing Disease and Increasing Smiles

Liana Ramirez, Actress, Power Rangers Beast Morphers, Author, The Secrets Within Me

Gary Merritt, Author, The Altered Adventure

Arjun Marwaha, Author, Our Changing Earth: Why Climate Change Matters to Young People

Lisa Moore Ramée, Author, A Good Kind of Trouble . Part 1 and Part 2.

Lydia Dean, Author, Jumping the Picket Fence

Mariama J. Lockington, Author, For Black Girls Like Me . Part 1Part 2

Marc Shapiro, Author, Burn the Stage: The Rise of BTS and Korean Boy Bands

A. Lee Martinez, Author, the Constance Verity series

Kyle Grappone, Author, Founder, To The Next Step

Layng Martine, Jr., Songwriter, Author, Permission to Fly: A Memoir of Love, Crushing Loss, and Triumph, Part 2

Julian Winters, Author, How to Be Remy Cameron. Part 2

Cevin Soling, Author, The Student Resistance Handbook, Filmmaker

Dr. Brian P. Simon, Real estate entrepreneur and author, The Real Estate Journey: From Dreaming & Home Buying to Realty & Entrepreneurship

Marcellas Reynolds, Author, Supreme Models: Iconic Black Women Who Revolutionized Fashion. Part 2Part 3

Malcom X. Bowser, Author, Urban Xcellence: Unveiling Extraordinary Stories by Everyday People

Nandi Taylor, Author, Given

J.E. Mooney, Author, The Siren of Good Intentions

Matthew Dawkins, Author, Wicked, Wild, Wonderful

Jane Harrington, Author, Lucy’s E-Journal; EXTREME PETS!; In Circling Flight

Jenny Block, Author, Be That Unicorn: Find Your Magic, Live Your Truth, and Share Your Shine