The Black Authors Network (BAN) is dedicated to providing information to help
black business owners and authors gain access to the black consumer and to
helping promote the growth of black businesses and literature.
Black Authors Network, is here to bring people together, to create a
dialogue, and share valuable resources. Our goal is to be the most informative
networking group, serving the unique needs of African American authors,
businesses, organizations, and concerned parents who wish to improve literacy
and strengthen the African American community.
The Black Authors Network Talk Show was formed to immediately address the need
for quality African American literature being made available in our bookstores,
libraries and other mediums where our literary works are showcased. We want to
combine our talents, true determination, and multitude of resources, in an
effort to develop a literary networking system for our members and literary
partners, who support the freedom of speech and the right to take back the PRIDE
in our communities. Join us in this global movement to improve literacy and our
We will encourage, inspire, and empower our members, as they strive to fulfill
their dreams of becoming successful entrepreneurs, published authors, and
community leaders. Join us in this effort by spreading the word to your network
about the BAN movement and discussions.
BAN is currently seeking book clubs, community leaders and educators to
participate in special panel discussions through out the year. If you would like
to take part in our web casts, radio shows and community discussions, please
email Ella today to be added to the list.
If you want to share a cause or event that is important to our global
village, please reach out to Ella to schedule the showcase. Email her at:
Black Authors Network Talk Show
is an interactive show. You may call in to speak with our guests or join us in
the BAN Chat room during our shows to mingle with other avid book lovers. Visit
our BAN Show stats to see why readers love us.
If you would like to send your payments by mail, we only accept cashier's
checks. No personal checks accepted for services. Make all checks payable to
Ella D. Curry
Mail all cashier's checks, donations, and review copy of books to:
Ella D. Curry,
Author Product Placement and Advertising
PO Box 7794
Langley Park, MD 20787
Service will begin after the transaction are completed and all checks cleared.
Thank you for contacting us to help you promote your book or business to new
About the Host of BAN Radio
Ella Curry is the president and CEO of EDC Creations Media
Group. She brings more than 20 years of PR and marketing experience to
clients in film, music, publishing and corporate event planning. Her expertise
as well as her love for all things literary, dynamic contacts, and collaborative
approach with clients have earned her a reputation as a respected leader in the
She has interviewed community leaders and celebrities such
as: The View's Emmy® award-winning co-host, comedienne/actress Sherri Shepherd,
Byron Pitts Emmy® award-winning journalist for 60 Minutes and chief national
correspondent for CBS Evening News, American film director of Secret
Life of Bees, Gina Prince-Bythewood, literary legend Dr. Maya Angelou,
along with award-winning actors and actresses such as Hill Harper, Queen
Latifah, Jennifer Hudson, Dakota Fanning, Tristan Wilds, and International
motivational speaker Lisa Nichols of the Secret DVD and author of No Matter
Ella has interviewed MochaMoms® and other community leaders along with
bestselling authors Terrie M. Williams, Sue Monk Kidd, Farrah Gray, Breena
Clarke, Carleen Brice, Nathan McCall, Mary B. Morrison, Francis Ray, Walter
Mosley, John Kremer, Lutishia Lovely and Donna Hill. Publishers Vickie Stringer,
Azarel Smallwood and Brian Hollygrove are just a few of the publishing leaders
to grace the show. World famous musician Russel Blake is among the many artists
to grace BAN. We were proud to accept the 2009 award for the Best BlogTalk Radio
Show presented by Tifany Jones, founder of the Black Book Club Rock Awards.
Ella Curry is the host and producer of the Black Authors Network Radio Show;
sponsored by EDC Creations Media Group. Ella has enjoyed an extensive tenure in
media promotions and book publicity. She started out as a corporate event
planner and website developer; later becoming a buyer for the legendary Karibu
Book Store chain. Her career now includes services such as blog tour
coordinator, book coach, video journalist and literary publicist.
Currently Ella Curry is the publisher of Black Pearls Magazine, a professional
blogger and literary reporter on www.edcmagazine.blogspot.com
where she publishes her popular Intimate Conversation Interviews with today's
hottest authors, business owners and community leaders. In the Spring of 2010,
Ella will release her first book on how to effectively market and promote your
book with social media while on a budget.