Book Launch/Author Services/Marketing
Antoinette Gardner is the Author Services Representative for Aquarius Press/Willow Books.
Karen Garette is a media relations specialist with over two decades experience with outlets such as WJLB-FM, The Detroit Film Office and the MD Performing Arts Center.
Czeena Devera has worked at Scholastic as a pre-production book planner and content designer. She is also the marketing specialist for Brave Books, a YA imprint of Aquarius Press.
Author Representative and Reviewer Monica Prince received her M.F.A. in Creative Writing with a focus in poetry from Georgia College & State University in 2015. She has been a teaching artist in Georgia, Texas, and now Colorado since 2012. Her work has been featured in The Santa Fe Writers Project Quarterly, The Sula Collective, The Rain, Party & Disaster Society, and MadCap Review. Her choreopoem, Testify, was performed by the Cutout Theater in Brooklyn, NY this past December. She currently writes, performs, and works in Denver, Colorado.
Reviewer Leslie McGraw is a poet, writer, blogger, multimedia journalist and social entrepreneur living in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Her creative work has appeared in the As/Us Literary Journal. She has been the recipient of The Leaven Center’s Eleanor S. Morrison Scholarship for Creative Writing for Social Justice, and she is the author of a poetry collection, Emergencies of the Heart (2014). As a blogger and multimedia journalist, Leslie has created content for dozens of companies, including Buyer Zone, Lifescript and Gather News and is the owner of several blogs.
Reviewer Cara Petitti is a writer, editor, and college instructor from Connecticut. She holds a MFA in Creative and Professional Writing from Western Connecticut State University and a BA in English from the University of New Haven.