Damita Miller-Shanklin Reading should start early. Growing up my mom read to me every night. She did not like Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss because I would ask her to read it almost every night. This is a fond memory for me. This is where Author Aaris Epps enters the story. Since she was a kid, she has always been a big reader, … Continue reading Meet Author Aaris Epps
Ujima Reading Lounge Reading books have been a part of our lives for a long while. A special memory is reading books and learning about the world around us, relationships, love and friendships. Ujima has always been an advocate of reading, especially encouraging our young people to read and share books. Our book recommendation is Queen Sugar by Natalie Baszile. Some of you may be … Continue reading Let’s Talk Books
Kendrick’s recent book was released on April 22, 2016. The Benefits of a Bully is a story told from a 11 yr old’s point of view. His grammar is spoken in the way young kids talk when they try to sound like adults from time to time. Sedale, and Sterling have to use every means to avoid the bully Dexter, well at least Sterling does. … Continue reading The Benefits of a Bully by L.A. Kendrick
People who have known me for a long time realize my focus is on promoting and elevating others which leads to the establishment of a legacy. Indeed life continues to be interesting as I have been afforded several opportunities to assist many global populations. Many encounters involved Spanish speaking persons from the South American region who encouraged me to publish a work in Spanish so … Continue reading NEW PUBLICATION- Terminologia de Relacion by Dr. Anthony Johnson
Lit Crawl at the Texas Book Festival, Oct. 17 Bat Scavenger Hunt, Nerd Jeopardy, Literary Death Match, Lit Crawl Against Humanity, LGBT storytelling, and more! Lit Crawl Austin returns to the Texas Book Festival on Saturday night, October 17. The annual literary pub crawl, a co-production of the Texas Book Festival and Litquake Foundation, features some of America’s most groundbreaking writers onstage at various East Austin … Continue reading Are You Ready for the Texas Book Festival?