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Publishing: JOEY AND HIS FRIEND WATER: A playful book introducing children and their parents to the idea that everything around us...
Publishing NEWS: -- In Ellen J. Lewinberg's current picture book, "Joey and His Friend Water" (ISBN: 978-0228881698; May 2023), Joey, the main character in the book, finds that he is able to talk to the water in a stream behind his house. Joey finds it hard to believe that he is talking to and learning from Water, and keeps checking the ideas that Water is presenting to him.
Publishing: The beloved novel and cult classic ‘The Joy of Funerals’ is set for a special edition rerelease
Publishing NEWS: -- "The Joy of Funerals" (ISBN: 979-8988500018) hailed as "Six Feet Under" meets "Sex & the City" - was originally released in 2003 by St. Martin's Press. In honor of its 20th anniversary, Palagram Press is reissuing the novel on Oct. 2, 2023, to highlight this triumphant milestone with an updated cover and new letter from the award-winning author and New York Times contributor, Alix Strauss.
Publishing NEWS: -- Dr. Gwendolyn Mukes, a Los Angeles based actress, renowned educator and civil rights activist presents her debut children's book, "Gwen Didn't Care" (ISBN: 979-8985784428) at Full Circle Bookstore on August 26, 1900 NW Expy, Oklahoma City, OK, at 3 p.m. "Gwen Didn't Care" honors the 65th Anniversary of the nation's first approved sit-in movement, and tells a true story of the silly, ridiculous, unjust, unfair, unfortunate laws of Jim Crow.
Publishing: Black Wall Street Survivor Viola Ford Fletcher Tribute: NYC Buildings Illuminate in Remembrance of International Day of the Slave and...
Publishing NEWS: -- Tonight, the heart of New York City will resonate with a poignant tribute as its iconic buildings don a solemn hue in honor of the International Day of Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. This visual gesture carries a profound significance, paying homage to both an exceptional individual and an often-forgotten chapter of history, Mocha Media announces today.
FILM: The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center’s 25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase
Film NEWS: -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) will host its 25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase and Virtual Film Festival. All in-person events will be held September 22-23, 2023, at the Regal L.A. Live in Downtown Los Angeles, California and the Virtual Festival will be streamed via BHERC.TV, from October 1-8.
Publishing: A Powerful Romance Of One Woman’s Journey With Grief And Hope: 91-Year-Old B.C. Woman Publishes Debut Romance Novel
Publishing NEWS: -- A romantic fictional story that follows a long-time single mother's experience with grief, hope, faith, and healing. "Find Me on 4th Street" (ISBN: 978-0228884606; paperback) is Vancouver, B.C. author Colleen Kanten Carbol's debut novel at the age of 91.
Publishing NEWS: -- "The Children of Light: Book I" (ISBN: 978-1958377017; paper) is a picture book for children by co-authors Elizabeth and Adetoro Adekunle. The book follows the fun adventures of 4 friends who live in West Africa, as their town works on regaining electricity which was later obtained with solar power. Published by The Black Girl Judge Company LLC.
Publishing NEWS: -- Sharon Bruce, an accomplished author with a passion for storytelling, has released her latest book, "Shoebox Baby," (IBSN: 978-0228890645; May, 2023) a compelling work of creative non-fiction that chronicles the extraordinary life of Susan Fenton and the challenges she faced growing up.
FILM: Debbie Allen to Pay Tribute to Class of 2023 Film Directors at The 30th Annual ‘Sista’s Are Doin’ It For...
Film NEWS: -- Debbie Allen, critically acclaimed director, producer, and choreographer will be a special guest at upcoming, 30th annual "Sista's Are Doin' It For Themselves" Short Film Showcase Opening Night Celebration, May 19th at 7:30pm, at the Director's Guild of America, the Black Hollywood Education Resource Center (BHERC) announced today.
Publishing NEWS: -- Author and licensed Naturopathic Doctor, Sarah Zadek, has released a comprehensive guide to fertility. The book is titled "It Takes Two... And A Uterus: The Ultimate Guide to Understanding and Enhancing your Fertility," (ISBN: 978-0228884170; March 1, 2023) the book offers evidence-based guidance on improving the odds of a healthy pregnancy, whether naturally or with the help of advanced reproductive technologies such as IVF.
Publishing: New Book, ‘Our Walk with Grandma’ by Dolores F. Kurzeka, Showcases That Fun Multigenerational Walks Create Memories that Transcend Generations
Publishing NEWS: -- A newly released children's book, "Our Walk with Grandma" is both fun and educational. It shares a cherished time of a grandma and her grandkids enjoying a beautiful walk together while learning about the surrounding nature. It's written by Dolores F. Kurzeka, delightfully illustrated by Nichole Monahan and posthumously released by her children to honor her memory.
Publishing NEWS: -- Renowned life coach and psychotherapist Misha Saidov has created a system that can help you become the hero of your own life. Such promises have been made by others in the past. However, Misha Saidov's latest project, "The Efficiency Journal" (IBSN: 978-0228887645; Released February, 2023) sets itself apart.
Publishing: 108-Year-Old Tulsa Race Massacre Survivor Viola Ford Fletcher Turns to Literary Activism to Seek Justice, Making History as Oldest Woman...
Publishing NEWS: -- Mocha Media Inc is honored to announce the publication of "DON'T LET THEM BURY MY STORY, The Oldest Living Survivor of the Tulsa Race Massacre In Her Own Words" (Hardcover; On Sale: May 30, 2023; $29.99; ISBN: 978-1737168409) by Viola Ford Fletcher with her grandson Ike Howard on the 102nd Anniversary of the event that caused the single worst incident of racial violence in the history of the United States.
Publishing: Black History Month – Teaching Black Children The Value Of Building Wealth, Saving Money, and Financial Literacy
Publishing NEWS: -- On the last day of Black History Month, nationally recognized Black Producer and Creator Joe Young, Jr., in partnership with JPMorgan Chase, will launch a print and digital comic book teaching financial literacy to students featuring "KEMET, BIG TIME SAVER." Students will officially meet KEMET, a ten-year-old time-traveling comic character who goes back to meet African-American historical firsts, legends, and inventors.
Publishing: ‘Behold I am coming soon! Just a matter of time! Keep looking up!’ – messages from F. Dumanjug’s debut book
Publishing NEWS: -- F. Dumanjug felt a strong calling to write during Australia's extensive lockdowns. As someone who did not have a prior interest in being an author, she began to question herself. However, F. Dumanjug states that God spoke and said, "This book, I will make it happen, and it will be done." Several months later, born out of her personal journals "To Listen of the Lord's Jesus Christ Voice, Holy Spirit" (ISBN: 978-0228885740; Jan. 2023) came to life.
Publishing: Authoritative Book, ‘Ancient Black Civilizations Matter,’ Adds Ancient History to Black History Month
Publishing NEWS: -- Perusine Press celebrates Black History Month with author Procopius Canning's deeply researched book "Ancient Black Civilizations Matter: Sort of like Wakanda, only real!" (ISBN: 979-8696570037), a fascinating survey of Blacks and Black culture in the ancient world.
Publishing: ‘Missing From Me’ chronicles a family’s experiences searching for a missing child, being left without closure, and continuing to look...
Publishing NEWS: -- Heather Shtuka and her family lived a normal life until their eldest son Ryan Shtuka tragically disappeared one night after attending a house party. "Missing From Me" (ISBN: 978-0228880295; Nov., 2022) details their harrowing journey to find answers.
Publishing NEWS: -- Magic is everywhere, you just have to believe. Follow Edy the gnome on his whimsical adventures in the human world, while he tries to save the last Golden Believer left on earth. "My Magical Gnome" (ISBN: 978-0228860136; Dec., 2022) by author Monika Blichar is a delightful storybook that can be enjoyed by the young and old alike!
Publishing: Children of Dolores F. Kurzeka Honor Her by Publishing Her Book ‘Our Walk with Grandma’ After Her Passing
Publishing NEWS: -- The family of author Dolores F. Kurzeka is thrilled to announce the release of "Our Walk with Grandma" (ISBN: 978-1039145450, FriesenPress), her long-awaited children's picture book about the beauty of family and nature. Written 20 years ago, Kurzeka was unable to find an illustrator before her passing. Her children continued the search and found the perfect illustrator Nichole Monahan, and brought the book to market to make their mom's dream of publication come true.
Publishing NEWS: -- John & Julie Stirling share their family tradition with the world in the new children's book "The Tiny Angel" (ISBN: 978-0228860723). Originally, John Stirling created the story of "The Tiny Angel" in the 1970s for his children and future grandchildren. He believed people could obtain their goals in life by having the courage, support, and to have faith that they can.