Yecheilyah’s First Annual Poetry Contest – Grand Prize Winner!

The winner has been chosen for Yecheilyah’s First Poetry Contest! ❤ Congratulations to the winner, Merril D. Smith. ❤

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Hey Guys!

I am honored to introduce to you our Grand Prize Winner of my first poetry contest!

First, a special thank you to Colleen and Lisa for helping me to put this together. With my schedule, I could not have done it without you two! Family, please go ahead and follow their blogs. You WON’T be disappointed!

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Next, I would like to thank everyone who entered as well as those of you who shared this contest. It is not easy to “stand” up here and do something like this so thank you for your support.

Drumm Rollll…

Congratulations to Merril D. Smith for her poem “Zora Neale Hurston.”

Not only did it touch on our theme, but it embodied so much of Zora that I felt like if I didn’t know who she was before, I did now. Here’s what Colleen had to…

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Yecheilyah’s First Poetry Contest: Announcing the Runner-Up Winner!

Good Morning! I am so excited that Colleen has given me the keys to the house once again and I'd like to take this time to thank her for allowing me to host my first contest on her blog. Additionally, I'd like to thank each of you for your support of our Poetry Contest, those … Continue reading Yecheilyah’s First Poetry Contest: Announcing the Runner-Up Winner!

Poetry Contest Reminder: Closing July 19, 2017

Yecheilyah has opened up the contest to all poetry: “I understand not all of you are familiar with this era so I am opening this up a bit. The theme will remain the same but it is not mandatory. Poems of all kinds will be accepted and considered for the win.” WOO HOO! Now get busy and write some poetry! 😀

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As you all know, I am running my first ever poetry contest in honor of my upcoming release Renaissance: The Nora White Story (Book One) which features poetry and is available now for eBook preorders.

Click Here to order at the low price of $1.99 before the price goes up on July 15th.

This book will also be available in paperback.

You can help further by marking Renaissance as to read on Goodreads. CLICK HERE.

Now, poetry…

I am writing to remind you that this contest will end soon!

First, what is this all about? For those of you who have not already checked into Colleen’s Blog where I made the initial announcement on June 19, 2017,  here are the rules:

The Poem

Submit one or two original, unpublished poems to Yecheilyah at yecheilyah ysrayl dot com (yecheilyah@yecheilyahysrayl.com) between now through July 19, 2017. You will have until 12:00…

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“Hope,” A #Haibun

Welcome to my contribution to my Weekly #Poetry Challenge, where you can write your own Haiku, Tanka, or Haibun using the prompt words of "mirror and harbor." I have decided to write my poetry using the prompt words from my weekly challenge about the Harlem Renaissance since I am a judge in Yecheilyah's First Poetry Contest. It's … Continue reading “Hope,” A #Haibun

Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 38 – FAIRY & MAGIC

Happy POETRY Tuesday everyone! Are you ready to get groovy with your poetry? Then, you're in the right place! Pull up a chair, and let's write some poetry. First: My friend, Yecheilyah Ysrayl is hosting a poetry contest on my blog, and I'm one of the judges! Click HERE to read the post and enter the … Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 38 – FAIRY & MAGIC

ANNOUNCING: Yecheilyah’s 1st Annual Poetry Contest

Hi, everybody! I am excited to share with you Yecheilyah's First Annual POETRY Contest, right here on my blog. Read the instructions below, because you are going to love this!! From Yecheilyah: "It's no secret I love poetry. In fact, my entrance into Indie Publishing began this way, with a collection of poems. I have … Continue reading ANNOUNCING: Yecheilyah’s 1st Annual Poetry Contest

Email List – Book Promotions | Pearls Before Swine

Are you looking for some free publicity for your book? If so, you might want to read what Yecheilyah has to offer... What a great deal! ❤ Remember to click the highlighted link below to read all about it! I really wanted our Throwback Jam to be my last post of the day, but I … Continue reading Email List – Book Promotions | Pearls Before Swine

writersworkshop | INTRODUCTION

Hello! I have exciting news. I've joined the team with Yecheilyah Ysrayl and Literary Korner Publishing to become part of her brainchild called the Writers Workshop. Check out the mission of this workshop: "The workshop is designed to foster a comprehensive understanding of Self-Publishing concepts and possibilities; impart practical development skills; assist in basic social media … Continue reading writersworkshop | INTRODUCTION

Silver’s Coming Attractions – “The Road to Freedom: Joseph’s Story (The Stella Trilogy Book 3),” by Yecheilyah Ysrayl

I am proud to announce the release date of the exciting conclusion in the Stella Trilogy – The Road to Freedom: Joseph's Story, on February 26, 2016. Come and meet my friend Yecheilyah Ysrayl! Author, Yecheilyah Ysrayl If you have not had a chance to catch up with author Yecheilyah Ysrayl, I would like to … Continue reading Silver’s Coming Attractions – “The Road to Freedom: Joseph’s Story (The Stella Trilogy Book 3),” by Yecheilyah Ysrayl

Released Today! “Stella – Beyond the Colored Line,” by Yecheilyah Ysrayl

I am proud to introduce you to my friend, Yecheilyah Ysrayl, writer, poet, and blogger. Today, August 24, 2015, we are celebrating the release of her new novel, "Stella – Beyond the Colored Line." Here is what "Stella," is all about: "Born in 1916, Stella May is the great-granddaughter of former slave Stella Mae who … Continue reading Released Today! “Stella – Beyond the Colored Line,” by Yecheilyah Ysrayl