Elijah R. Freeman
CEO | URBAN AINT DEAD
Elijah R. Freeman is from Riverdale, Georgia and is quickly becoming known as "The Future of Urban Fiction." Having experienced the trenches on both the streets and behind the wall, he gives you specifics, a far cry from the general tales of hoodlife the urban genre has become accustomed to.
In 2011 he was inspired to write Urban Fiction after reading "Trust No Man" by LockDown Publications C.E.O CA$H. After many rejected manuscripts, he signed with TMA and in 2017 he released his debut novel, "To Live With No One To Love." Encouraged by his writing mentor Thomas Habersham (Author of "Circle of Death"), he took up a correspondence course with Stratford Career Institute and after obtaining his Creative Writing Diploma, he signed his first traditional contract alongside the Urban face who had inspired him as a juvenile. He hopes to deliver a positive message to his generation in a way that they'll receive, and to prove without contradiction that Urban Fiction is alive and well.
Writing was never my dream. I just found myself at a point in my life where it was all I had," he says. "The sky was the limit, and I reached for it." Elijah R. Freeman is working hard on his second trilogy with Lockdown Publications and is building the brand for his own company, URBAN AINT DEAD.
Meet The Authors
Lou Garden Price, Sr.
Lou Garden Price, Sr., wrote his first manuscript in 1987 after becoming fascinated with stories he'd read by Donald Goines, Iceberg Slim, and many other Holloway House Publication classics.
Having had a mother and stepfather who fiercely believed in a quality education, Lou attended Parochial/Montessori schools which provided him with a strong writing background. Lou graduated from the Canisius College of Buffalo with an Associates degree in liberal arts and social sciences. He pursued his Bachelor's degree at H. Lehman College in the Bronx.
From April 11, 2001, and all throughout his incarceration he has used his school education and his street education to create story after story. His last novel--SOSAFROMSCARFACE:The Saga Begins--was his 18th novel and his proudest time as Author. Entertainment lawyer Nina M. Riley, Esq. (Free Agent Music Group); actor Chandra Bozelko (Orange is the New Black); and heavy hitting author Kwame "DUTCH" Teague are among a few who congratulated him on a phenomenal and gutsy work.
Lou's series "HITTAZ" was picked up by Elijah R. Freeman, CEO of Urban Aint Dead Publishing. Other publishers are trying to snatch him up but he says they can try all they want because he belongs to the U.A.D. Family now. HITTAZ Books 1, 2 & 3 are already written and the story breathes new life into a mediocre industry. The FOREWORD BY DUTCH says it all.
Lou is currently incarcerated at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, Delaware, where he is working on HITTAZ 4 as of December 2021. He can easily be contacted via the prison's tablet system:
www.gettingout.com/create account. Or by snail mail:
Lou Garden Price, Sr., SBI #00454309,
1181 Paddock Road, JTVCC
Smyrna, DE 19977
Juhnell Morgan is a native of Chicago but has been in the streets of many cities. Currently he is serving time where he is trying to change the story of his life. Most of his time is spent writing and trying to gain his freedom.
Born and raised in the Mid West, Toola is a freelance writer, essayist, poet, former gang member, hustler, and CEO/Founder of the now defunct music production company, "Lethal Weapon Entertainment." He has an Associates Degree in General Education and is the Founder of Apprised Prisoner Publications, with several pieces of writing published in the field of small press.