Author and entrepreneur Annette V. Leach is the Publishing Director for Uriel Press, a division of Urban Ministries, Inc. (UMI) devoted to providing self-publishing services to Pastors and Christian thought leaders. UMI’s forty years of success in African-American Christian publishing offers a unique opportunity for Uriel Press authors to be discovered and their work widely distributed, reaching over a million targeted Christian book buyers via UMI’s exclusive email list and direct mail promotions.  For more information, please visit
Annette is a graduate of The New School where she majored in Creative Writing and Comparative Religion. Annette worked as an advertising executive for many years before founding the Black Literary Club, the premier catalog book club for African American, African and Caribbean books. Annette lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband and two sons.