Black Authors : Marguerite Press July E-news!

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    Hello, and welcome to this month's E-news!

    Inside this edition:
    Old News, Current News, Good News and Related News

    Old News:
    Delores Thornton announces that her radio show, 'A Round 2 It',
    launched on July 4, 2002. It was an instant hit and Thornton has
    received praises from around the nation. The emails were read over
    the air on the July 11th show, so authors and well-wishers got their
    names, books and/or companies mentioned! The taped segments are being
    put on CD's and will be posted to Thornton's website
    (www.deloresthornton.com), so stay tuned. If you're in the Indy area
    tune in on Thursdays at 7:15 P.M. to WTLC AM 1310.

    Lena Williams (the show's promoter)is busy compiling the lists of
    upcoming guests for the show,and will be contacting authors,
    publicists, agents, book sellers, book clubs and avid readers.
    Contact the show at: [email protected].

    More Old News:
    Friday July 5--5-8pm
    Thornton was the featured guest of a new book club in Fort Wayne,
    Indiana. The club, 'Reading With Stellar Women On The Move', held its
    informational meeting during the [email protected] meeting (AA professionals
    in the Fort Wayne area). Thornton's novel, Babe, is the club's first
    selection.

    Current News:

    Wednesday August 14--12:50-1:30pm
    Thornton will be a featured author at the BCALA Conference in Fort
    Lauderdale, Florida. (Thornton says, "My friend, Shirley Johnson, who
    is the coordinator of the Author's Showcase, has asked me to spread
    the word. Please don't come to the conference overdressed! Be as
    casual as possible, there will be guards who will fine you if you
    don't adhere to the warning").

    Sunday August 18--3pm
    Thornton travels to Cincinnati, Ohio, where her debut novel, Ida Mae,
    is the featured book of the month. The book club, '3B' (3rd. Sunday-
    Black Book Band) has members in 7 cities in the Cincy area who
    travel to their meetings!
    AA-AHA, Inc., is pleased to inform everyone that their, 2002 Fall
    Author's
    Catalog, is being coordinated! Make plans now to be included in this
    marketing tool, that ships to AA bookstores, libraries and
    universities. If you have a book you can't afford NOT to include it
    in the full color catalog. Please contact them for pricing and other
    information: [email protected].



    Good News:
    Thornton has finished the first draft of the highly anticipated,
    Anybody Seen Junebug? Look for it in bookstores soon!

    Related News:
    AA-AHA, Inc., (African American Authors Helping Authors, Inc.)is
    pleased to inform everyone that their, 2002 Fall Author's Catalog, is
    being coordinated! Make plans now to be included in this marketing
    tool, that ships to AA bookstores, libraries, book clubs,
    Historically Black Colleges and distributors. Please contact AA-AHA,
    Inc. for pricing and other information: [email protected]. If you
    have a book you can't afford NOT to advertise it in this full color
    catalog!

    More Related News:
    The Friend Gurlz Book Club just finished reading, 'The Prodigal
    Husband' by Jacquelin Thomas. Please add this title to your library
    if you appreciate great works of fiction.

    Thanks for reading our Marguerite Press July E-news!
     
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