Breena Clarke and Amy Newmark
Amy Newmark is author, editor-in-chief, and publisher of the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series.
Breena Clarke is a Black scholar and award-winning novelist. Her debut novel River, Cross My Heart was a New York Times bestseller and an Oprah’s Book Club selection. She also wrote Stand the Storm and Angels Make Their Hope Here. She is co-organizer of the Hobart Book Village Festival of Women Writers and is on the faculty of the Stonecoast MFA program at the University of Southern Maine.