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Patrick Riley book launch Wed June 13th and more


Hi folks!

A couple of updates:

1. My Keynote Talk for Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce is POSTPONED to Tues, July 24th. THIS, while still attracting bookings:
(Stay tuned or send for me)!

2. NYC BOOK LAUNCH is now scheduled for Wednesday, June 13th. LOVE THE WAY YOU LIVE with CHARLIE LEWIS & EXPERIENCE HARLEM with ANGIE HANCOCK host at COVE LOUNGE in HARLEM (325 Malcolm X Blvd btw 126th & 127th) from 7p to 9p. Miss Jessie's NEW PRODUCTS will be available for all guests while supplies last:   www.missjessies.com.
3. To our NEW YORKERS: I will read a preview excerpt on: Mon. May 7 from 6-8:30p at Melba's Restaurant (300 West 114th Street, NYC 10027). "THE LITERARY CORNER" is presented by Yvette Hayward & The African American Literary Awards Show's The Author's Corner (hosted by "Real Talk"s Bill Foster):


  or RSVP (for dinner - available for purchase) here:  


4. On MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND: I will be presenting from another of the book's excerpts as BRAND AMBASSADOR for Gregory Douglas PRESENTS LGBT ARTS & CULTURE MUSIC FESTIVAL in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic on May 25-29, 2018. I will be hosting the VANGUARD AWARD GALA (honoring Sheryl Lee Ralph, Tweet, Shaun T, Tamar Braxton, Frenchie Davis, Shangela, Anthony Wayne & Kendrell Bowman, and so many more). Plus, I will host an #AllStarKaraoke-style moment (including beloved sponsor Miss Jessies who is sending samples for guests to try --- including five new products that have been added to the shelves this year. There are 35 more remaining all inclusive festival packages 1349.00 single and 1970 double. Book online


 or call us 404-756-8433.

5. On SUNDAY JUNE 3RD, PRE-ORDER BUYERS in NEW YORK CITY can bring your books to the outdoor festival DRUMS ALONG THE HUDSON for me to sign at Inwood Hill Park, NYC (218th Street & Indian Road) for DRUMS ALONG THE HUDSON. I will also host the afternoon stage - so bring your FAMILY & FRIENDS out from 11a-6p. A WONDERFUL DAY that I've co-              hosted for over a decade now.
6. Dorpie Books is finalizing production on my book "That's What Friends Are For for: On The Women Who Inspired Me" - shipping NOW the week of Memorial Day Weekend: Friday, May 25, 2018. Folks can still pre-order here: 

Stay tuned for updates! We will be announcing more developments and changes soon. 
As always, THANKS for your support!



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