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Theresa Marie Williams
Chief Operating Officer/Manager

As being part of the law profession for the past seventeen years, Theresa Marie decided to leave the legal field for her love and admiration in the literary world and form a book publishing company. Theresa Marie founded JAED Publishing in 2001, when she published her first novel entitled, “The Nomination”, along with another novel in 2004 named, “Beyond Redemption,” as well as in 2008 the novel “Just Loving You”, all written by renown novelist Frederick J. Williams.
In 2006, after attending the “All American Book Fair” held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City, Theresa Marie became involved with other African Americans in the literary arena and decided to expand her love for the arts and opened a book store in Altadena, California called JAED’S BOOKSTORE, from 2006 to 2010.  JAED Publications is to help all writers enhance their excellence by sharing their extraordinary talents in the world of storytelling in the literary world, because “Books Alone Are Liberal and They Emancipate All”!

 

 

 

 

 

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Anthony Jones
Chief Financial Officer/Manager

 

Anthony Jones discovered his interest in books as a young child from going to the library at every opportunity one of his older brothers would go. He liked reading mainly adventure stories but he loved comic books the most which he still has over 3000+ collected since childhood. Also, Anthony during his high school years began writing poetry and partaking in spoken word performances and contest. Following high school, he attended Pepperdine University, served in the United States Navy, and now works for the City of Los Angeles. Today he’s involved with the operations and finding literary talent for JAED Publications.

 

 

 

 

Frederick Williams
Executive Literary Editor

Mr. Williams is the Managing Editor of Color of Strength: Embracing the Passions of Our Culture. This is an Anthology of short stories, essays, and short autobiographies written by twenty-six African American writers from the ages of 17 to 82 with a theme built around the strength and beauty of the African American culture. Currently working on ‘Black is the Color of Love”.  He has conducted Creative Writing Workshops for Black Writers on Tour in Los Angeles, California and has also conducted writing workshops in Miami, Florida; Atlanta, Georgia; Detroit, Michigan; Dallas, Texas; Austin and San Antonio, Texas and conducted writing workshops for high school students for the Zora Neale Hurston Festival in Eatonville, Florida. Mr. Williams also conducts a seminar, “Where Have All Our Heroes Gone? Should African American Literature Serve as a Vehicle to Uplift the Race and Perpetuate a Positive Image of the Culture?”  He attended Indiana University where he received his Masters’ Degree and worked on his Doctorate Degree in Political Science, received an appointment to work in the US Senate and later US House of Representatives. Mr. Williams’ most rewarding accomplishment was his management of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday legislation through the Senate, where he helped draft and strategize on how to get the bill passed. That initial legislation ultimately became the National Martin Luther King Holiday.  Mr. Williams’ maintains a writer’s blog – www.thewriterfred.com.