BALTIMORE, MD – Oct. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art Official Media LLC today announced that “Blackface” ($13.95 ISBN: 0976806118), a haunting debut novel from Q.B. Wells, will publish October 31, 2005 in print form, and is immediately available for download as an e-book ($5.95 ISBN 097680611X) at

“My novel focuses on teenager Clinton Ray, also known as Black, who is forced to run away from home, and must learn too early how to navigate his own way through the underbelly of urban life,” explains Q.B. Wells, the book’s author. “Black joins forces with his newfound friends: Face, Penny and Zero, and together they go off in search of the American dream which ultimately evolves into a journey of self discovery as Black struggles to survive the mean streets of Chicago without giving up on his dreams.”

The “Weekly Press” said “‘Blackface’ is a haunting novel that pieces together the harsh realities of the inner city. Captivating, raw and uncensored.”

“Evocative, elegantly crafted and fast paced, ‘Blackface’ challenges the reader and promises to be one engaging read,” said Erika Watkins, a Baltimore City High School Teacher.

Q.B. Wells is an author, the editor of The Urbania Magazine, and Webmaster of In his twenties, Wells holds an M.S. in Professional Writing from Towson University and a B.S. from Columbia College in Chicago. He currently resides in Baltimore, Maryland, and is working on his next novel, “Blackfaces,” scheduled for publication in the summer of 2006.

Founded in 2005, Art Official Media LLC is a publisher of urban books and art related media, with an emphasis on e-books, paperbacks, audio, films and magazines that illustrate and enhance the urban perspective. In addition to publishing, Art Official Media LLC handles all aspects of the distribution process for independent book publishers, self published authors, independent record labels and film companies that cater to an urban market.

Art Official Media LLC is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland.

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