Welcome to FIYAHCON 2021

Jamar J. Perry

Dr. Jamar J. Perry is a debut author who received his PhD in Literacy Education, Language, Culture, and Social Inquiry from the University of Maryland, College Park. Before, he taught middle school Language Arts for four years, where the majority of his students were Black boys. Now, his work centers Black boy vulnerable and progressive masculinity and focuses on training English instructors to teach these students in the middle school and high school classroom. He hopes that one day all Black boys can understand how magical and joyful they really are, no matter how different they may feel.


Jamar’s debut MG fantasy novel, Cameron Battle and the Hidden Kingdoms, releases from Bloomsbury on February 1, 2022. You can preorder it from the following sites: Amazon | Barnes and Noble | IndieBound | Bookshop

Find Jamar on his website, and on Twitter at @jamarperry and on Instagram at @jamarjperry.




Give Us Back Our Gods
Day 2 - 09:20, Track A

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