Meet Our Staff
Owner & Publisher
As the owner and publisher at Winn Publications LLC, Arilia does the majority of the leg work, editing, formatting, designing, publishing and marketing winning manuscripts. Keeping her schedule busy, Miss Winn also owns other companies such as Miss Winn, WinnPublications, Christian Single Mama and Rue Jeans Stationary.
Arilia received her Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies at Bethune-Cookman University with a focus in mass communication, specializing in journalism. However, Arilia spent 7 years in undergrad studying journalism, creative writing, fashion writing and pr, and audio engineering. Who said that you can’t learn it all?! Haha!
With a vision to become the leading independent publishing company in the nation, Arilia values family, friends, and the act of reaching back and paying it forward. She truly believes that when you win, she wins, and that we can win together.
Public Relations Specialist
As a Public Relations specialist, Kemi Adeleke, provides solutions of marketing, build relationships with journalist, bloggers and other media outlets, create and develop media materials, manage and support media engagements and serve as the first point of contact for Miss Winn, Winn Publications, Christian Single Mama and Rue Jeans Stationary.
Kemi received her Bachelor’s degree in Communications from California State University Dominguez Hills with a focus in public relations & advertising in Spring 2019. She admires the development of start-up businesses, where, she felt her skill set can best be beneficial to assist in growing a successful company.
With a thought-provoking mind set, Kemi envisions the finish line in accomplishing numerous projects and tasks at hand. Some may feel Kemi isn’t competent to do such, but as she continues to break down the impossible she opens the roads who were once in her shoes as she lives by the quote, “she believed she could so she did.”
Blog Content Specialist
As a Blog Content Specialist, Aretha Wilson, provides solutions of creating blog content, building relationships with writers, bloggers and other authors. Her primary objective is to help drive targeted traffic, grow our friend’s list, manage Winn Publication’s online courses and digital products, and distributes each piece of content after it is published.
Aretha is currently attending Eastern Florida State College getting a degree in Computer Programing and Analysis. She admires working out, taking her vitamins, self-care and doing her hair. With a positive mindset, Aretha envisions the finish line by faith and not by site. She continually works hard to keep moving forward and accomplish her goals in life.
Meet Our Contributors
Abiegail Rose is a writer, singer, and motivational speaker. When she isn’t enjoying the country life of Mississippi with her family, you can find her face first in her computer writing or podcasting about relationships, situationships, friendships, and kinships– “the ships that can sink you or take you where you need to be!” She loves filling in the black and white lines of life with dramatic colors, and she is always ready to interact with her readers and listeners.
Tyauna Bruce is an educator, writer, and entrepreneur who lives and works in Washington, D.C. She believes in the Oxford comma, active verbs, and powerful one-liners. Tyauna has been craving publication ever since she read If Beale Street Could Talk. Her dream is to make it to the same bookshelf as James Baldwin.
Tyauna holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Creative Writing from Loyola University, Baltimore, MD and a Master of Arts in Humanities from Marymount University in Arlington, VA.
Mindy Christmas is a passionate writer who is making her way into the industry as a freelance writer specializing in blogging, content writing, and articles. Upon the recent effects of COVID-19, Mindy has endured the unfortunate reality of being furloughed from her job. While many would view this unforeseen circumstance as something daunting. Mindy has used this time to pursue her dreams and is now using her gifts and talents to her advantage by doing what fulfills her soul. Mindy has founded her own company Finally Write in March 2020 where she offers virtual services such as administrative tasks, social media management, and writing services to businesses and busy professionals.
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