Category Archives: Arts, Music & Photography


AUTHOR AND MUSICIAN, SHANE WILSON WINS TWO BOOK AWARDS FOR HIS CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED NOVEL, THE SMOKE IN HIS EYES Award-winning author and musician Shane Wilson has won two Awards at the prestigious event, BookFest this past weekend—both were for his journey of music and magic, The Smoke in His Eyes.  The book placed second in Contemporary Fiction and third in

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Literacy Through Music & Poetry

Did you know that music and poetry have walked hand-in-hand throughout time? Perhaps if you consider the minstrel it will be more evident. Did you know that rhythm in language helps develop readers? That’s right – it is an important part of literacy. In antiquity, poetry (which was the popular form of storytelling and communal entertainment) was put to music or sung. Today. FOLK poetry and FOLK

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In The Key of Nira Ghani

In The Key of Nira Ghani The Award-Winning Novel by Natasha Deen A Guyanese girl must find the balance between her parents’ “old world” expectations and traditions while pursuing her dream of being a great trumpeter in this contemporary, coming-of-age story. Nira Ghani has always dreamed of becoming a musician. Her Guyanese parents, however, have big plans for her to

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AUTHOR SHANE WILSON’S SPECTACULAR JOURNEY THROUGH MUSIC AND MAGIC  Released and published by GenZ Publishing, this book is available worldwide, in digital and print across all platforms! ‘When he opened his eyes, the room was full of chaotic visions’ – Prelude to a life  When TJ—a musical prodigy—witnesses a traumatic event as a child, his senses are overrun with intense hallucinations.

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Perfectly Precious Poohlicious

 A stunning new debut children’s book series that will bring families together written by author Mary Elizabeth Jackson and Grammy Award Nominee, Thornton Cline Released and published by Tuscany Bay Books, this book is available worldwide in print across all platforms. …Made Perfect in the eyes of his mommy Precious Poohlicious is made perfect in the eyes of his Mommy. Everything

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