#TheLiteraryExperienceATL With Business Savvy Entrepreneurs Dedra Allen, Koereyelle Dubois, Marie Denee, Tamika Newhouse, and Jelisa Raquel

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Atlanta, GA – This weekend, Atlanta’s beauty bloggers and literary enthusiasts gathered at The Haven Lounge to engage in an empowerment panel and a social experience among influencers. The event featured the panel, a bloggers meetup and mixer and urban book pop-up-shop. Guests were treated to an interactive conversation about blogging and how the authors could leverage and market to their audience. Attendees also received a chance to purchase books from vending authors and indulged in light refreshments and drinks. Lanjanee Crosby moderated the empowerment panel which featured Tamika Newhouse (Creator of AAMBC Literary Awards)Marie Denee (Creator of, Dedra Allen (WE TV’s “Cutting It In The Atl”), Kimberly Smedley (Centric TV’s “From The Bottom Up”) Koereyelle Dubose (Founder Of and Jelisa Raquel (Creator of Blogging Beauties).
“I was excited to bring the Atlanta edition of the literary experience because their are so many business savvy women here who can give great advice on entrepreneurship and empower others,” said the creator of the AAMBC awards Tamika Newhouse. The ATL edition of The Literary Experience was hosted by Tamika Newhouse (AAMBC) and Jelisa Raquel (Blogging Beauties). Tamika Newhouse is a publisher of nearly 200 titles, author of thirteen novels and the creator of the AAMBC Literary Awards. She launched the “Literary Experience” to give a voice to rising artists across multiple platforms in an interactive setting and the events have taken place in New York, the Carolinas and more.  Jelisa Raquel is a published freelance writer, journalist, blogger and public relations professional. Jelisa’s work can be seen in national publications including Sheen, Rolling Out and the Blogging Beauties Tour in an effort to create multiple platforms to enhance the millennial entrepreneur.
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