Urban League OKs Urban Christian Author

OKLAHOMA CITY – January 18, 2008 – The Urban League of Greater

Oklahoma City Young Professionals will host the Fourth Annual
Celebration of African American Authors. The event, which aims to
promote literature appreciation and commemorate Black History Month,
will be held Saturday, February 2, 2008, at Crossroads Mall – Center
Court, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Those attending the celebration will not only be able to purchase the
books being showcased, but they will also have the opportunity to
meet and share ideas with the 27 authors who have been invited to
attend. The list of authors includes Pat Simmons (Missouri), christian fiction author for Urban Christian books.

Works cover an eclectic literary range comprising fiction, non-fiction, poetry, Christian writings, self-help books and works for children. Pertinent information will also be provided to aspiring
writers on self-publishing opportunities. For more information about the event, contact Monique Bruner at 405-615-6711, deltareviewer@ yahoo.com, or visit www.okculyp. org.

The Urban League Young Professionals, an auxiliary of the Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City, Inc., is comprised of professionals age 18 to 40. The group's primary mission is to support the Urban League and to serve as a vehicle for young urban professionals to engage in community service, fundraising, educational conferences, networking and professional development.

The Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City Inc., an affiliate of the National Urban League, is a non-profit, United Way agency partner established in Oklahoma City in 1946. The League's mission is to assist African Americans, other minorities and the poor to achieve social and economic equality. Visit Urban League for more information._._,_._