Fable to host Ebony Magazine Publishing’s new book club
PALO ALTO, California, October 19, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Today, Fable, the Social Reading App Founded by Famous Tech Industry Leader Padmasree Warrior, announces that they are hosting the new Ebony Magazine Publishing Book Club (EMPBC) celebrating black authors and literature. The inaugural choice of the Book Club is Hell of a book by New York Times bestselling author, Jason mott.
Jason mott is a New York Times bestselling author; nominated for the 2009 Pushcart Award and he’s listed by Entertainment Weekly as one of their 10 “New Hollywood: Next Wave” people to watch. Hell of a book was shortlisted for the National Book Award 2021.
“Ebony’s contribution to not only the way others see us, but more importantly, the way we see ourselves is immeasurable. To have my novel chosen as the Ebony Magazine Publishing Book Club’s inaugural pick is an honor too big so I can express it correctly. It’s wonderful, “mentioned Jason mott.
“Black authors and book clubs have long played a vital role in our communities. Book clubs are a tradition that brings us together around storytelling and expands our collective horizon of possibilities with hope. This addition to EMPBC aims to support the continuity of our traditions across the Diaspora, ”said Lavaille Lavette, president and publisher of Ebony Magazine Publishing.
“We are honored to partner with Ebony Magazine Publishing and bring their book club to life,” said Padmasree Warrior, founder and CEO of Fable. “We look forward to bringing together Ebony’s large readership to read, discuss, and enjoy the many benefits of social reading.”
EMPBC will announce a new quarterly book to read and discuss on Fable. Distinguished guests will host author events throughout the year.
Ebony Magazine Publishing Book Club’s First Virtual Event with the Author Jason mott will be on November 3, To 3 p.m. ET with special guest moderator Porsha Olayiwola, City of Boston poet laureate and award-winning writer, performer, educator, and curator who uses Afro-Futurism and Surrealism to examine historical and current issues.
To join the club on Fable, visit fable.co/ebony.
Fable is a social reading app first launched in April 2021 with a mission to provide the world’s best experience for discovering, reading and discussing stories with friends, all in the service of mental well-being. Community members enjoy the many benefits of reading while making deeper connections with other readers and enjoying unique features that integrate the larger context of a book into the reading experience. Fable is also an eBook retailer, offering a catalog of nearly one million eBooks from all major publishers. Books purchased from the Fable online store can be read in their state-of-the-art app, available for iOS and Android devices. Visit fable.co to learn more.
About Ebony Magazine Publishing
Ebony Magazine Publishing extends Ebony’s 75-year history to amplify African American voices by publishing compelling stories in the fields of fiction, non-fiction, memoir, cultural commentary, and children’s books ( Ebony Jr.). Further expand the content of books through podcasts, television and digital platforms.
About Ebony Magazine
Since 1945, EBONY magazine has shone the spotlight on the black world in America and around the world. Our commitment to showcasing the best and the brightest as well as highlighting the disparities in black lives has been and always will be the cornerstone of EBONY. Visit https://www.ebony.com/
SOURCE fables group