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“Bernard's honesty and vulnerability reveal a strong voice with no sugarcoating, sharing her struggle, ambivalence, hopes, and fears as an individual within a web of relationships black and white. Highly recommended..."
 -- Library Journal starred review of Black is the Body

Uplifting Black authors and Black lead characters

Fabian Ferguson

7 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Pajama Storytime event
Christ's Church
181 Western Avenue, Albany NY 12203


Masks optional. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Event subject to change. We encourage you to sign up for email updates to stay up-to-date on schedule information. 

Free and open to the public.

Free signed books at the event (limited quantities available)

Books also available for purchase at

Fabian Ferguson, who received his B.S. in Marketing and Management from the UAlbany School of Business in 2007, is an acclaimed children’s book author, entrepreneur, and publisher. His company, F. Ferguson Books, is “devoted to uplifting Black authors and Black lead characters.”

His books include In the Mirror (2021), about children learning to appreciate the uniqueness of their own faces; Jackie Wins Them All (2020) about a gifted and competitive 6th grader; and Daddy’s Arms (2018), which Kirkus Reviews called, “A sweet, uplifting celebration of fatherhood and a child’s imagination.”

Fabian is a first-generation Panamanian-American, born and raised in Brooklyn. Driven by his passion for creating stories for his son that he wished he had had as a child, he launched his own publishing company, F. Ferguson Books LLC, in 2018.

Fabian Ferguson
Fabian Ferguson's books

This program is presented in partnership with The RED Bookshelf, a non-profit community literacy program.

Major support and funding provided by the Carl E. Touhey Foundation.

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