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Author Spotlight!

Publishing company The Reading Glass Books gave MEKONNEN: The Warrior of Light, part 1 an author spotlight in their store and a glowing review in May 2024

They also collaborated with the author to be featured in the June 2024 issue of the New York Time Newspaper Magazine as one of 53 novels with positive reviews to be recommended! They  also launched an online marketing campaign to last two months in 2024!

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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!!

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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!!

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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,

Author Makonnen Sankofa

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BALTIMORE COMIC-CON 2020

MEKONNEN EPIC was featured at Baltimore Comic-Con Live on Oct 23 to 25!!

https://www.baltimorecomicconlive.com/copy-of-retailers-1

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!

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JIGSAW PUZZLES

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 

mekonnenepic.square.site/shop/puzzles/2

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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! 

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