J. A. Faulkerson is an Independent Writing and Editing Professional with Culturally Coded Content, a Northern Virginia-based creative writing and nonprofit management firm. He is the author of Adinkrahene: Fear of a Black Planet (fiction) and Real Men Raise CHAMPIONS: Unleashing Your Inner COACH (nonfiction).
In July 2015, Adinkrahene: Fear of a Black Planet was named one of three finalists for a Phillis Wheatley Book Award (in the First Fiction category). The Phillis Wheatley Book Awards are held annually as the kickoff event for New York City’s Harlem Book Fair.
J. A. is available to speak about his insights and experiences as a Published Author, Child and Family Advocate, Philanthropist, and former TRIO Upward Bound and YMCA Director. He also offers fee-based services for individual and corporate clients, and facilitates fee-based workshops for parents who understand the importance of honing their skills and learning from other people’s experiences.
J. A. FAULKERSON IN THE NEWS
The Artist Exchange Radio Show with Nate VashtiBlue Couser (May 20, 2017)
Dr. Kaye Show Interview with Troy Hill (March 2, 2015)
NewsOne Now with Roland S. Martin (June 12, 2014)
Black and Married with Kids (BMWK) with Heather Hopson (November 8, 2012)