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Photos from the First-Ever Wakandacon

Cosplayers, many dressed as black superheroes, flocked to the
three-day celebration of Afrofuturism and all things Black Panther.


WAKANDACON WAS BLERD REPRESENTATION AT ITS FINEST

Aug 6 2018 THE TRIIBE
Octavia Reese Wakandacon

First-ever Wakandacon celebrates black creativity, diversity


Release – Wakandacon 2018 – 7-31-2018

LOCAL AUTHOR AND TEEN ARTIST PARTNER TO INSPIRE GIRLS WITH SCI-FI SERIES AT FIRST ANNUAL WAKANDACON

Former Miss America contestant writes brown girls into the spotlight; 9th grader illustrates

octavia reese wakandacon


Release – Feminist Chicago author joins discussion panel for Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home in Grand Rapids 7-24-2018

CHICAGO AUTHOR JOINS DISCUSSION PANEL FOR TONY-WINNING MUSICAL

Author Octavia Reese discusses feminism, family and LGBTQ issues in Grand Rapids production of Fun Home


Former Miss Michigan sends message to young girls through new book series

July 15 2018 WXYZ Channel 7 DETROIT

https://www.wxyz.com/news/former-miss-michigan-sends-message-to-young-girls-through-new-book-series



Miss America drops swimsuit portion and won’t judge on looks

June 5 2018 ABC7 Chicago

http://abc7chicago.com/society/miss-america-drops-swimsuit-portion-and-wont-judge-on-looks/3565732/


Release – Detroit Book Fest 7-15-2018

FORMER MISS MICHIGAN RETURNS TO DETROIT TO INSPIRE GIRLS WITH BINGE-WORTHY SCI-FI SERIES AT DETROIT BOOK FEST

Independent author and former pageant queen aims to redefine how young women of color set expectations for themselves


Meet Octavia Reese

May 1 2018

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General Press Kit – Introducing The Hibouleans Vol 1

  • press release
  • key themes:
    • about The Hibouleans
    • about Volume 1
    • about the author
  • sample chapters