Category Archives: new writers

If you are as excited as we are about the upcoming release of Just Indian, our new book by first-time Native American author Jackie Neypes, then you might want to learn more about the Washoe tribe that Jackie descends from. … Continue reading

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An AbyD Author Remembers Her Past To really get to know the world that Patricia Norki Nater writes about in her recent AcuteByDesign book, Dance of the Antelope, which takes place in Ghana, we asked her to tell us a … Continue reading

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Diane Humetewa is the United States’s first female Native American Federal Judge and a hero of ours here at AbyD. Confirmed last year, she is doing a great job fairly interpreting the law for the state of Arizona. At AbyD, … Continue reading

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Guest Post by Patricia Norki Nater, author of Dance of the Antelope Finding Acute By Design was a godsend. Literally. Sometime last year as I was surfing the Craigslist website looking for part-time teaching and tutoring work and scrolling through … Continue reading

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If there are two things that the team at AcuteByDesign finds irresistible, it’s classic children’s tales and African culture. So, naturally, when Patricia “Norki” Nater, a talented Ghanaian writer and inner-city teacher working in Washington, D.C., sent a submission to … Continue reading

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If you’ve read The Lost Bicycle, a new AcuteByDesign release written by Cory Hills, or heard Cory’s award-winning CD by the same name, you might hear influences that seem to come from far afield from the American composer’s backyard. One … Continue reading

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AcuteByDesign author extraordinaire Cynthia MacGregor and Executive Publisher Michel Marion co-hosted the company’s first book launch party this past weekend at her home in Palm Springs, Florida, to celebrate the release of Moving Day for Alex, the first title in … Continue reading

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