Joey Pinkney

Joey Pinkney

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Washington D.C. Metro Area
Writing and Editing

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Joey Pinkney's Overview

  • Owner at
  • Owner at
  • Author at Peace in the Storm Publishing

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Joey Pinkney's Summary

Joey Pinkney aka "Your Favorite Book Reviewer's Favorite Book Reviewer...Period!" is a book blogger - if there is such a thing. His website,, is home to his "5 Minutes, 5 Questions With..." Author Interview Series and his book reviews. Most recently was nominated for "Book Reviewer of the Year" by AAMBC, a world-renowned book national book club.

Most of the author interviews features book giveaways, so check it out, comment and you might win a new book. "It's all about giving Black Authors a platform to not only promote their book but also their own stories, hopes, dreams and aspiration." Pinkney continues, "Plus, avid readers and book lovers get the perfect opportunity to connect with authors in a way not always possible."

He spends countless hours posting on various social media networks in order to get the word out about his latest post. From twitter to myspace to facebook and beyond, Joey makes sure the world knows who's next on Jokingly, he says, "Google me, baby..."

His love of reading has naturally progressed into writing. This "reviewa turnt autha" recently co-authored the critically acclaimed and award-winning The Soul of a Man Anthology, which won Best Short Stories/Best Anthology at the 2009 African American Literary Awards.

His short story "Like Father, Like Son" follows the trials and tribulations of Terrence Greene, his wife Mary and his step-son Andre. In addition to dealing with teenage sex, drug use and criminalistic behavior from his teenage step-son, Terrence is also dealing with navigating step-fatherhood and gaining proper respect from Andre. (Go to and read an excerpt.)

"Based on the response from the people who read the short story," says Pinkney, "I'm in the process of writing a novel based on their characters and fleshing out their individual and collective situations."


Writing, book reviews, author interviews, book marketing, social media networks

Joey Pinkney's Experience


June 2006Present (8 years 4 months)


June 2006Present (8 years 4 months)

Book reviews and author interviews. Every once in a while I have great giveaways.


Peace in the Storm Publishing

20082009 (1 year)

Joey Pinkney's Skills & Expertise

  1. Book Reviews
  2. Published Author
  3. Marketing
  4. Social Media
  5. Books
  6. Social Media Marketing
  7. Fiction Writing
  8. Storytelling
  9. Facebook
  10. Literature
  11. Copywriting
  12. Fiction
  13. Publishing
  14. Writing
  15. Journalism
  16. Short Stories
  17. Interviews
  18. Poetry
  19. Film
  20. Online Publishing
  21. Web Content
  22. Content Management
  23. Social Networking
  24. Blogger
  25. Blogging
  26. Magazines
  27. Publications
  28. Copy Editing
  29. Newsletters
  30. Ghostwriting
  31. Feature Articles
  32. Editorial
  33. Proofreading
  34. WordPress
  35. Screenwriting
  36. Editing
  37. Ebooks
  38. Freelance Writing
  39. Travel Writing
  40. Press Releases
  41. Creative Writing
  42. Text Editing
  43. Content Strategy
  44. Publicity
  45. Creative Writer
  46. Novels
  47. Public Speaking
  48. Magazine Articles
  49. Newspapers
  50. Non-fiction

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Joey Pinkney's Education

Middle Tennessee State University

Mass Comm, Recording Industry Management


Joey Pinkney's Additional Information


Reading and writing. I love the internet. I network with people to spread the work of my goings ons in the book industry.

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