E.J Holt was born and raised in the Germantown section of Philadelphia, he is a true sports fan and Philadelphian, claiming the Eagles as his favorite football team. He regularly writes for CrockerReport.com covering College and NFL football. Mr. Holt penned his first reality-based novel “Who Are You Really?” in 2020 and published it through his company Level Up Publishing LLC the following year. He is an avid writer and established his company to publish literary works that dig deeper into the urban fiction genre. His mission is to extend beyond the commonplace stories of romance and drug dealing in order to show a more multifaceted side of African American culture and literature.
Audra Russell is a blogger, freelance writer, and published author. She holds two undergraduate degrees in journalism as well as a Master of Science degree in Education. She also completed the Wesleyan University online Creative Writing Specialization course series.
She is an avid reader and writer’s advocate. Her passion for promoting the works of up-and-coming authors inspired her to create her podcast, Between the Reads, as well as her website, Read It Black to Me. Her debut novel, BLOOD LAND, was published on August 29, 2020, as her fiftieth birthday gift to herself. She lives in Maryland with her husband of more than 20 years, her 3 amazing children, a 12-year-old perpetual puppy, two dueling cats, and her lone surviving chicken of 8 years who she affectionately renamed Gloria (she will survive!)