Julia Press Simmons is the CEO of QMB Publishing and Amerime Media. She's the author of three novel series; Strawberry Mansion, Fornication, and Sassy. She's penned several nonfiction and children's books. She is an award winning Spoken Word Artist, and Playwright. Her play "Down There" was selected by The Shades of Black Festival Emerging Playwright’s Series in Nashville, Tenn. “Down There” also received a staged reading by the African American Playwriting Exchange in New York City. She lives in Pennsylvania with her family. Julia is currently working on her next series, "The Coven" a dark fantasy written with her fiance and business partner Braheim Gibbs.