We are excited to announce storyteller J’miah Nabawi is our guest of honor for The Savannah Quill’s author’s convention.
A native of Philadelphia, PA, J’miah Nabawi is an award-winning multi-faceted storyteller. His traditional arts programming reflects the story-dance-musical storytelling drama of Africa and its Diaspora. J’miah also tells and adapt stories from around the world. Through his presentations, he has often served as Cultural Ambassador, Program Host and Parent Engagement Facilitator at various venues presenting culturally entertaining, family-friendly, children’s programs and educational workshops. Bilingual in Spanish and a polyglot of sorts, J’miah has shared his brand of high-spirited storytelling across the U.S. and Mexico in schools, art museums; colleges and universities and other venues. J’miah’s professional work with children and youth in under-served rural, urban and immigrant communities has not gone unnoticed. He has received citations, awards and proclamations from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Harrisburg, PA; Blue Mountain Schools District, Orwigsburg, PA; Miami Dade City Council, Miami, FL; Boston’s Mayor, the late Thomas Menino.
J’miah’s literary works have been published in anthologies and cultural arts publications produced by Simon and Schuster, Bantam Books and Parker publications and continues to self-publish as an independent publishers as well. J’miah is also an esteemed recipient of the “ORACLE Award for Outstanding Service and Leadership, Southeast Region” awarded by the National Storytelling Network (NSN) of Jonesboro, TN for the contributions he’s made to his community through storytelling.