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Kya Publishing Forms Partnership with Jamaican Author Andre Lloyd Simpson

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TORONTO, ONT (February 2020) - Toronto publishing and communications company has just joined creative forces with Jamaican-based author Andre Lloyd Simpson, and is excited to launch promotional and cultural activities over the upcoming months that highlight literary stories and influences on the island and internationally.

"Andre has a unique voice and a unique perspective as a writer that we look forward to sharing with our network," said Kya Publishing founder Stacey Marie Robinson. "His work is rooted in self-reflection, inspiration, and telling honest stories, and we will continue to build upon his activities and our own as partners in literature."

Andre, a self-published author of two novels High Rollaz and Crooked Line, is currently working on his third novel, and plans to release a book of inspirational quotes later this year in support of his #HigherThinka brand.

"The writing process is all about learning, and growing, and making connections," sai…

Kya Publishing Announces New Features for 3-Day Toronto Urban Book Expo 2020

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TORONTO, ONT (February 2020) - Toronto-based publishing and communications company Kya Publishing has announced dates for the next edition of their Toronto Urban Book Expo. The book and writer's event will take place over three days leading up to Emancipation Day in Ontario: Wednesday, July 29 through Friday, July 31, 2020.

Established in 2014, the Expo has hosted nearly 100 published and independent authors from Canada and the U.S.A., for a book fair featuring a live DJ, refreshments, children's programming, and an interactive vendor fair. The event has now developed into a retreat for local and visiting international writers to participate in workshops, performances, networking, readings, and also targeted cultural exploration of Canada's urban centre.

"Over the years, our Expo has resonated with Black Canadian writers and also visiting African American writers," said Kya Publishing founder, Stacey Marie Robinson. "We recognize that there is a spirit of p…