Meet Kyeate, author of "Once Upon a Hood Love"
In 2008, after the death of her daughter's father, she used writing as a grieving mechanism. Already being an avid reader of urban fiction from greats such as Keisha Ervin, Kiki Swinson, Teri Woods, and Nikki Turner, she tried her hand and started writing short stories. (read more)
Meet Marcayah, author of "Don't be a Bully"
Why Dr. Umar's FDMG Academy is the Most Requested School in America
The school is “small enough for a college, but big enough for the vision.” It has dormitories, brand new state of the art student center (built by alumni), a gymnasium cafeteria, and most importantly it's surrounded by undeveloped acres in a rural area, enclosed by an African-American community. The operating expenses were reported at $40-$60,000/month. (read more)
2018 UBAWA Book Convention
The UBAWA Book Convention is an annual celebration of urban literature and its impact on mainstream culture. We feature authors from across the country. View exclusive footage from our first and second annual book fair by clicking here. Register for the 2018 UBAWA Book Convention by clicking the button below.
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