Black Authors : Happy New Year!

Discussion in 'Short Stories - Authors - Writing' started by Delores, Jan 11, 2002.

  1. Delores


    Feb 28, 2001
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    From: "delores910" <[email protected]>
    Date: Fri Jan 11, 2002 5:40 pm
    Subject: January Edition Marguerite Press E-news

    Hello and Happy New Year!

    In this edition lot's of New Stuff*********

    New Babies
    New Books
    New Publicists
    New Columns
    Hot Books
    Upcoming Books

    Marguerite Press is proud to announce that Delores Thornton, along
    with fellow RAWSISTAZ, Yasmin and Kalaani, are planning a cyber-baby
    shower for Tee C. Royal. The date is Sunday, January 27, 2002.
    By now we know that you're heard that the wait is OVER for Black
    Coffee, the highly anticipated novel by Tracy Price Thompson. Please
    pick up your copy wherever books are sold. And Ms. Thompson will soon
    be on tour, make sure you go out to see her when you comes to your
    Marguerite Press announces that Delores Thornton has a new publicist.
    Lauretta Pierce will be representing Thornton, along with current
    publicist, Tina McCray. Contact Lauretta at [email protected],
    and Tina's new email address is [email protected]. Please send them
    any requests for booking information.
    Thornton is writing a monthly column for The Indiana Herald
    newspaper. It's titled, 'From The Literary Corner'. AND...she also
    recently started a column on the national selling, Blackboard Bi-
    weekly Newsletter. Her column there is 'Self Shelf', and covers all
    areas of self-publishing.
    EVENTS: We thought you'd like to know that the Self-published/Small
    Press Awards(SPA)are scheduled for May 3, 2002, in Queens, New York.
    It's going to be the literary event of our times! Please visit the
    African American Authors Helping Authors, Inc., site and vote for the
    best small press. Go to
    While you're there check out the writers' workshop under the University!

    AND...please mark your calendars for the 'Eleventh Annual Etheridge
    Knight Festival of the Arts'. Delores Thornton is chairperson for the
    bookfair! Read all about it on the AALBC site.
    The Celebration of Black Writing Conference, hosted by Art Sanctuary
    at Community College of Philadelphia (main campus, Spring Garden
    Street)--February 15-17: LESLIE ESDAILE workshop on Romance Writing,
    Saturday, 2/16 at 2:00 p.m. at Community College. The book-signing
    will follow for all authors in attendance the next day, 2/17, at The
    Church of The Advocate, 17th and Diamond Street, Phila., PA beginning
    at 2:00 p.m. Contact: 215-232-4485, Jeff Hart.
    Hot Book:
    10 Minutes Past Too Late by Anika Malone
    Upcoming Books:
    Coming late Spring, 2002! Are You Mrs. Or Mis (s)Understood? By
    Margaret Cobb
    Coming late Winter 2002! Tears From A Gun, by Kenneth A. Peters

    As always, please look for Thornton's syndicated Internet column, it
    can be found at, and

  2. Bert

    Bert Well-Known Member MEMBER

    Nov 8, 2001
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    Happy New Year to you, too

    And may you continue to enjoy God's blessings, sis D.