The May edition of Speakers Magazine has Dr. Abraham Shanklin, Jr. as the cover story. Dr. Shanklin owns a coach writing and publishing company, Scripts & Scribes Publishing. Meet him and other experts including Pam Perry, the publisher of Speakers, at the NCWCFR.

“This event will get you inspired to write, publish and promote your next book,” said Shanklin. He is the opening keynote speaker of this 12th Annual Writers Conference which takes place May 17 and 18 at The Center of Transformation (TCOT), 1331 Ashton Road in Hanover, Maryland. Visit for details and to register.

The Black Speakers Network (BSN) founded by Brian J. Olds, is hosting its North American Book Tour and heading to Detroit in May. Speakers Magazine is the official magazine of BSN and part of the Amazon bestseller, Speak Up! The Ultimate Guide to Dominate in the Speaking Industry. It’s an anthology of 32 authors with endorsements from black speaking legends, Dr. George Fraser and Les Brown. To find out about the tour, visit

International speaker, Cheryl Wood is organizing the SpeakerCon and Speakers Magazine is the partnering here too as the Platinum Sponsor. The event is for those in the speaking industry to connect, learn and support each other. Kenya Moore (TV reality star of Real Housewives of Atlanta) is the headline speaker. Details for the fall event can be found at

“Collaboration is the new Black. We can move further, faster when we partner, network and support each other,” said Perry.

Other featured speakers in the May issue include:
* Haki S. Ammi, investor, author and networker
* Nicole Roberts Jones, Purpose to Paycheck expert, author and coach
* Dr. Gail Hayes, The Executive Whisperer and bestselling author
* Dr. Jim Smith, CSP, known as “Mr. Energy”

Feature articles this month include Stephanie LH Calahan’s, “Visibility Blocks May Be Standing in the Way of Your Success” and Tiffaney Malott’s “The Magic of Relationship Marketing”.

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