Publishing Stories of Underrepresented Voices

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(L-R)  Marianne Taylor, Michelle Duster, Trina Sotira, Oubria Tronshaw, Stephanie Gates, Susan Winstead, Jessica Glover and Pat Feeney

Book Launch
Saturday, March 14, 2015
Oak Park Library - Oak Park, IL


Shifts writers and editors with Mary L. Swopes - President / CEO of Mahogany Heritage Foundation
Top Row (L-R) Loren Hecht, Oubria Tronshaw, Marianne Taylor, Susan Winstead, Susan Mahan, Stephanie Gates
Bottom Row (L-R) Amy Nolan, Jessica Caudill, Mary L. Swopes, Trina Sotira, Michelle Duster

(L-R) Rita Moe, Michelle Duster, Trina Sotira (back), Thelma Zirkelbach (front) Marianne Taylor, Amy Nolan

(L-R) Trina Sotira, Michelle Duster, Oubria Tronshaw, Jessica Glover

Past Fall/Winter 2017

Editor Appearances

October 14th - Trina Sotira, Indie Author Day, Schuamburg Library, IL

September 30th - Trina Sotira,  White Oak Author Fest, Crest Hill, IL

September 29th - Michelle Duster, Association for the Study of African American Life and History Conference,  Cincinnati, OH

Past Group Events

July 2016
Next Page Books - Cedar Rapids, IA
​Prairie Lights - Iowa City, IA

​​April 2016
Good Vibes - Lake Geneva, WI

March 2016
Women and Children First Bookstore - Chicago, IL

May 2015

Buzz Cafe - Oak Park, IL

January 2015

Breadloaf Bookstore - Lake Geneva, WI