Babas Babies & Books! Babacue!
Celebrated Black Fathers and families around the world.
Sankofa Books, Videos & Cafe hosted Baba's, Babies & Books: A Sankofa Babacue! Author & artist Jerome Matiyas was invited with Baba Bomani AKA. Baba Got Bars to display arts and talents!
June 18, 2023, 1:00 to 6:00 PM.
It was a Blast!!
Freedom Fest Juneteenth!
MEKONNEN EPIC had a successful vending display at the annual Juneteenth 2023 celebration at FREEDOM FEST at Marian Fryer Town Plaza, Wheaton, MD, USA.
This event was planned and histed by FAs Marketplace, friends and collaborators with author & artist, Jerome Matiyas.
June 17, 2023, 11:00 to 8:00 PM.
It was a Blast!!
BLACK BOOKS WEBINAR
I was one of 14 authors presenting my novel in the Black Books Webinar, on Sunday 13 December, 4-7 pm GMT.
The event was hosted by best-selling author and founder of The Black Books Webinar,
BALTIMORE COMIC-CON 2020
MEKONNEN EPIC was featured at Baltimore Comic-Con Live on Oct 23 to 25!!
Because of corvid19 concerns, the comic-con was not be held at the Baltimore Convention Center this year 2020 but will be a live virtual/online event!! …
Stay tuned for MEKONNEN live in 2021 Baltimore Comic-con!
MEKONNEN EPIC jigsaw puzzles were launched in the summer of 2020 for sale as pickup or in the online store.
All artwork based on the epic story by Jerome Matiyas.
Only a limited amount was printed so get them while they last! Select from art designs at
ETHIOPIAN FESTIVAL 2019
Mekonnen Epic was at the 2019 Ethiopian Day Festival of Silver Spring, MD!
Attendees came to my booth and learned more about Mekonnen's adventures in medieval Ethiopia and Eritrea
Paperback copies were sold with t-shirts, frames artwork and more!