Category: Books

Call For Readers To Participate In District 89 African American Read-In

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A mayor in Maryland participating in an African American Read-In during Black History Month last year. | Michelle L. Marek/Twitter

Village Free Press is proud to partner with AKB Events and Maywood-Melrose Park-Broadview District 89 on the African American Read-In, a national reading event promoting literacy and African American authors during Black History Month.

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Village People: Maywood Native Regina Dillard Pens New Cookbook

Friday, December 29, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Regina Thomas Dillard, pictured on the cover of her new cookbook. | Courtesy Regina Thomas Dillard 

Maywood native Regina Thomas Dillard recently published a wellness cookbook, FEED: Living Food Recipes to be Made and Eaten with Love. 

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Darrick Campbell, a Maywood Native and Author, Talks Debut Book

Sunday, October 1, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Maywood native Darrick Campbell recently completed his first book, a memoir called “My Father’s Son,” which is available for $12.99 at thebookpatch.com. Campbell said he’s working on getting the book on Amazon in the near future. During an interview earlier this month, Campbell talked about his inspiration for the book and the purpose he’s found in writing it.

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