Max Rodriguez, Founder Of The Harlem Book Fair

Max rodriquez2By Eartha Watts-Hicks 

QBR is our country’s first national book review dedicated to books about the African experience. QBR also produces the Harlem Book Fair, the largest African-American book fair in the United States. Continue Reading →

HW Partners With Broadstreet Ads To Bring Selfie To Site

harlem world zenfolio com link2At Harlem World Magazine we continue our effort to keep readers informed about what’s new, and what’s hot on HarlemWorldMag.com that can improve their work, life and style. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Carl Redding Calls Out Rev Sharpton

sharptonFinancial Juneteenth.com wrote that civil rights activist, politician and Harlemite Rev Al Sharpton announced in June that he was set to publish a book with Cash Money Records’ publishing affiliate, Cash Money Content. Continue Reading →

Souleo: More Than Enough White Children’s Books?

King for a Day_by Rukhsana Khan and illustrated by Christiane Krömer_Courtesy of LEE & LOW BOO KSA young boy fights bullying while celebrating Basant, a springtime kite-flying festival in “King For A Day.” A group of kids transform their bodies into the letters A-Z in “AFRO-BETS ABC Book.” Continue Reading →

Hue-Man Books Closes: Harlem Responds

Ten-year-old Hue-Man Bookstore and Café in Harlem on St. Nicholas Avenue (between 125th and 124th Streets) is the latest bookstore to close its physical space in order to reinvent itself.

Dr. Thompson: How To Make Money During a Down Economy

By Dr. Maxine Thompson

Are you angry about the economy? I don’t know about you, but I get angry in this down economy. Why? Because it has a trickle-down effect on all small businesses.

In my case, particularly as a literary service provider, some clients don’t pay when they should because someone hasn’t paid them.

We, as literary entrepreneurs, must adjust our marketing strategies.

But, instead of getting angry, how about if we get busy?

How about if our anger could move us to another level? A level of action.

Let’s look back in history. During the depression, women found ways to make it for their families by cooking, sewing, quilting, washing and ironing clothes for other families, etc. Continue Reading →