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Authors Announced for Toronto Urban Book Expo 2017

TORONTO, ONT (May 2017) - Kya Publishing has announced the confirmed authors that will be featured at the 4th annual  Toronto Urban Book Expo  (TUBE) taking place on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at the  Toronto Centre for the Arts  (5040 Yonge Street at Sheppard Avenue). TUBE is the only  Canadian event dedicated to celebrating urban fiction and culture. This event, taking place during the Simcoe Day holiday weekend in Ontario, will feature published and independent writers selling their books at a free and family-friendly book fair. Live hip hop, R&B, reggae, and soca music will once again be provided by  DJ Majesty . Featured authors include: Allan Brentt Hood (Toronto, Ontario) ; Andree Nicole (Toronto, Ontario) ; Angelot Ndongmo  (Brampton, Ontario); Breanna Chanelle   (Brampton, Ontario); Deborah Watkins  (Buffalo, New York); Edquina Washington  (York, Pennsylvania) Erika L. Farmer  (Washington, D.C.) ; Evelyn Ayum (New Jersey); J.L. Crayton  (Orlando, F

Kamilah Haywood to Launch New Book at Toronto Urban Book Expo

TORONTO, ONT (May 2017) - New Kya Publishing author,  Kamilah Haywood , will be launching her new book "Diamond in the Rough: Part II" at the 4th annual Toronto Urban Book Expo on Sunday, August 6, 2017. The annual book fair, hosted by Kya Publishing and taking place at the Toronto Centre for the Arts (5040 Yonge Street), features local and international urban authors sharing their works. Kamilah Haywood will be one of approximately 30 urban writers participating in the event--her third book, "Diamond in the Rough: Part II" will be her first book developed with Kya Publishing. "Kamilah brings an authentic voice and a gritty perspective to the Canadian literary scene," said Kya Publishing owner,   Stacey Marie Robinson . "Her writing style, her subject matter, dialogue, and perspectives are unlike any other Canadian author, and we're proud to have her on board." Haywood--who has comfortably written about subjects ranging from the drug ga