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To protect his mother, teenager Clinton Ray a.k.a. Black must run away from his home. Forced to mingle with the worst elements and conditions of urban life, he meets Face, Penny and Zero. Together they fend for the American Dream.

Inevitably, experience provokes Black to observe his friends, his lifestyle and his own aspirations. In his journey of self-discovery, Black must learn how to survive on the streets of Chicago, alter his life decisions or perish in the confusion of life.
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Art Official Media publishes and distributes urban-related media. We distribute by applying non-traditional methods (street marketing, hand to hand) combined with major wholesalers (Baker and Taylor and Lightning Source Inc.).

Contact via snail mail or email if your company seeks distribution for your media product and to submit (news article, profile, short story, creative nonfiction essay) for publication in the Urbania Magazine.

Categories: Contemporary fiction, non-fiction, popular culture, hip-hop, urban art, and urban related issues.

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Art Official Media accepts manuscripts submitted directly by authors as well as those submitted through literary agents. However, all manuscripts must follow our submission guidelines which are detailed below and should be mailed to:

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*** By submitting your work to Art Official Media, you agree to hold Art Official Media risk-free and not liable for publishing similar works as yours that we may already be considering or may consider in the future. ***

Submission Guidelines:

1. Please ONLY submit the first three chapters of the manuscript. All three chapters should be double-spaced and easily legible.

2. Include a summary of what the story is about and also include what it is that you intend for the reader to gain after they have read your story. (Please limit this to one single spaced page).

3. Include a self addressed stamped envelope if you would like to receive a letter of receipt.

4. Submissions/Manuscripts will not be returned.

5. Do not contact us for status updates. If we are interested in receiving your full manuscript, we will contact you via email or telephone.

If these requirements are not followed, we will not be able to process your submission.

Please contact: qblackwell@ArtOfficialMedia.com for any questions or concerns.

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Nonfiction, business, health, how-to, biographies, literary essays, memoirs, compelling street fiction, horror, suspense/thrillers, mystery series, young adult fiction, children’s stories or any other story you feel is trailblazing and breaks new ground.





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