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Kya Publishing Launches Online Author Directory

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TORONTO, ONT (August 2018) - Kya Publishing has just launched an online author directory featuring participants from their Toronto Urban Book Expo events from 2014 through 2018. The directory, which currently lists almost 100 writers, will serve to connect interested readers with a unique grouping of novelists, children's writers, poets, and non-fiction authors.

Hosted on the Kya Publishing website, under the event-specific Toronto Urban Book Expo page, the list of featured authors was created to complement the book fair experience. The directory gives readers and community members an extended opportunity to contact the writers, and also provides increased exposure for the artists and their products.

"We created the Toronto Urban Book Expo to support local authors, independent writers, and to provide international artists with access to a Canadian audience," said Kya Publishing's Stacey Marie Robinson. "As we continue to build our event, and increase community …

Kya Publishing Announces TORONTO URBAN BOOK EXPO Board of Directors

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TORONTO, ONT (August 2018) - Kya Publishing has just announced the Board of Directors for their Toronto Urban Book Expo (TUBE). Since 2014, TUBE has hosted over 100 writers from across Toronto, Ontario, and visiting from the United States of America, in a book fair dedicated to urban literature and cultural texts.

"Over the years we have connected with so many talented and community-minded writers," said Kya Publishing founder, Stacey Marie Robinson. "With our new Board of Directors we will continue to brainstorm ways in which our Book Expo can best serve the writing community, provide exposure for independent and published authors, and also promote youth literacy and a love for reading."

The Board of Directors and their areas of responsibility are as follows:


Jeffrey Lee Cheatham II (Seattle, Washington) - Literary Festivals & West Coast Liaison



Jameel Davis (Cleveland, Ohio) - International Communication & East Coast Liaison

Jameel Davis serves as an advoc…

Kareative Interlude Present Toronto Urban Book Expo Children's Program

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TORONTO, ONT (July 2017) - Children's author Karee Shea Walker of Kareative Interlude will be presenting a children's program at the 5th annualToronto Urban Book Expo (TUBE) taking place on Friday, August 3, 2018 at the Toronto Public Library's Parkdale Branch (1303 Queen Street West) from 4pm to 8pm. The children's program is free, and will feature arts and crafts, children's authors, and children's book readings.

Kareative Interlude is a partnership utilizing arts to transform eyes and bless hands to the creative expressions that lay within. A multi-disciplinary company, they create in the areas of fashion, visual arts, community programming, and personal empowerment. Their first children's book "The Bee Leaf" is a powerful story that engages readers on the journey of building one's character, confidence and courage.

A message from Karee, about her book "The Bee Leaf":

"This creative work has been very spiritual, empowering and c…