The Vision

Strive Publishing's vision is to be the leading publishing company in providing contemporary African-American stories. We will begin by filling the need for picture books and young adult novels that our children can see themselves in, and will work toward filling the need for African-American adult representation in other genres. Through publishing and illuminating the stories of creativity, wonder, determination, and success of generations of African-Americans, we will help tear down stereotypes and build up bridges that connect to a more diverse publishing industry. 

Strive Publishing is a calling for me, Strive Publishing is also an opportunity for others, and Strive Publishing can be a mirror for young readers, but also a window for society...
— Mary Taris, Founder/CEO

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The Team