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Author Talk with Auntie Asha

  • The Potter's House 1658 Columbia Rd. NW Washington, DC 20009 (map)

Meet "Auntie Asha" the author of You Are Soul Be-you-tiful & I'm Soul Be-you-tiful from A-Z! Let's talk Affirmations, ASL and confidence!

I'm Soul Be-you-tiful from A-Z! Inspirational Affirmations for Young Leaders is a book based on a poem that I wrote for my nieces and nephews. Each pages is full of positive affirmations for children that also features that American Sign Language alphabet on each page, and a full chart in the back of the book. This book features the real faces of my nieces and nephews and inspires children of all background to love themsleves and appreciate their natural inner-beauty.

You Are Soul Be-you-tiful: Inspirational Affirmations for Young Leaders is a book of postive affirmations for parents and educators to read to children. These books build their self-esteem, and encourage adults to speak positively to children. It also features West African Adinkra Symbols, and a full chart, on the pages to inspire the readers to explore cultural symbols.

About the Author:
Originally from the Chicagoland area, Asha J. Watson is a woman who loves God, people, and language. After tragedy struck three times in 2018, she published three books that same year, to reclaim her energy.
She originally fell in love with poetry at an early age and was first published at 15 years old. She discovered her passion for short stories in her twenties. Then, rediscovered writing poetry and the courage to perform at open mics in her thirties. She found a home in Silent Treatment Entertainment's "Comfort Zone" and became a part of the team that facilitates Spirits N Lyrics, the longest running open mic in NoVA. As a Spoken Word Artist, she is known as “Purple Reign.” Off stage, she is a motivational speaker, entrepreneur, workshop faciliator and community activist. She is the President of, Beauty Time, and enjoys mentoring the youth in her community. Asha resides in the DC Metro area.

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