by Deonna Kelli Sayed

Our program, Self Publishing: the Good, the Bad, the Realistic took place on February 1, 2018, as part of Greensboro Bound’s Literary Jungle, Literary Community series on publishing and building a writing community. Deonna Kelli Sayed spoke with the panelists after the session and created a podcast as a short primer on self-publishing. Sayed will produce two more podcasts for Greensboro Bound on the remaining events of the series: NC Small Presses and Literary Citizenship (March 21st)

Ashley R. “Milli” Lumpkin was born on Juneteenth in Arizona and leaves it to you to draw conclusions about freedom and fire. She is the author of two chapbooks, {} At First Sight and Terrorism and Other Topics for Tea, and one full length collection,#AshleyLumpkin. A lover of performance as well as the written word, she has been a competing member of Piedmont SLAM, Scuppernong Slammers, and the Bull City Slam team. She hosts the open mic series “Untitled: New Works and Works in Progress.” Ashley has been a featured presenter and/or facilitator at various colleges and universities across the country. Click here to learn more.

Steve Mitchell  is an award-winning writer and co-owner of Scuppernong Books. His fiction and poetry has appeared in december magazine, The Southeast Review, Contrary, The North Carolina Literary Review, and Flash Fiction Magazine, among others. His short story collection, The Naming of Ghosts, was published by Press 53 in 2013. His debut novel, Cloud Diary, comes out Spring 2018 from C&R Press. Click here to learn more.

David Stewart White is a travel writer and an owner of Scuppernong Books. He is the coauthor of Let’s Take the Kids to LondonTravels Beyond Downton AbbeyPortugal–A Tale of Small Cities, and Travels Beyond Outlander. His travel articles have appeared in the Washington Post, the Charlotte Observer, The Three Tomatoes, AAA World Magazine, and in numerous travel websites and online magazines.

Deb Hosey White is a writer and an owner of Scuppernong Books. She is the author of the novels Pink Slips and Parting Gifts and Magic Numbers. Deb is the coauthor of Let’s Take the Kids to LondonTravels Beyond Downton AbbeyPortugal–A Tale of Small Cities, and Travels Beyond Outlander. Her articles have appeared in the Washington Post and The Three Tomatoes e-zine.