Express Yourself 101
Uplifting Poetry
Nancy Michaud
Lisa Morton
Ken Nebel
Steve Pileggi
Ada Rodriguez

Meet writers and illustrators of uplifting poems, fairy tales and humorous children's stories.  Visit links to online anthologies, educational Web sites, and other adventures.  Featuring writers Ana Monnar, Alberto Monnar, Anna Monnar, Alex Monnar, and freelance illustrators Nancy Michaud, Lisa Morton, Ken Nebel, and Steve Pileggi, plus writers from around the world.

“Choose your friends and mates, not by the money in their bank account, creed, ethnicity, or color; instead, choose character, actions, heart, and soul. When we bleed, we bleed the same color.” Ana Monnar

Looking for Writers from Around the World 

Express Yourself 101 Kaleidoscope Volume 3

There is limited time and limited space.

Deadline 10-10-10

Please e-mail me your picture in jpg attachment, up to three poems, and a brief biography about you to


You will need to sign this agreement giving Readers Are Leaders U.S.A. permission to publish your work, picture, biography and poems in one or more Express Yourself 101 Volume Series.


The rights will revert to each original writer. You earn no royalties, just recognition, and a chance to see your work in print. I do not charge, nor do I pay. You are under no obligation to buy any copies and if you do desire to purchase book(s) you may do so at your local book store and/or online booksellers.

Only the writers that complete all four steps will be considered for publication in Express Yourself 101 Kaleidoscope Volume 3 and if your work is selected you must provide contact information.

Your submission must be your own original work.


You must be 18 years old or older, or have parent sign the consent agreement.


I hereby certify that the writing pieces are my original work and that all rights to the literary pieces are mine.


I understand that my picture(s) , biography, poems if selected will be published in an anthology as my original work and under my own copyright by Readers Are Leaders U.S.A. 

I also grant permission for Readers Are Leaders U.S.A., Inc. to use any of the above on the book cover, dust jacket, website(s) interior layout and/or any other source including revised editions.




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ATTENTION:   Ana Monnar

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Express Yourself 101 Dancing with Words VOLUME 1

Available at: and Barnes and Noble Booksellers

ISBN: 978-0976803522

Poetry, Short Stories / Anthology (multiple authors)
Language:  English
Book Description

An anthology featuring 101 writers from the past, present and future.

PAST  Mark Akenside, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, William Blake,  Robert Browning, William Cullen Bryant, Charles Dickens,  Eugene Field, Samuel Johnson,  John Keats, Amy Lowell, Edgar Allan Poe, Christina Rossetti,  William Shakespeare, Phillis Wheatley, Walt Whitman
PRESENT  W. Jude Aher, Christopher Aiden, Kevin Paul Alawine, Elein Arencibia,  Marcy Axness, Ph.D.,  Nathaniel Booker,  Janelle-Diane Bravo,  Isabel Cabán, Didier Camacho, Richard Caruso,  Todd Cheney,  Tahlia Dago, Adriana Gale,  Stacy Goll,  Milena Gomez, Stephanie Harmon,  Beverly Houck,  Michael Levy,  Ralph Lichtenberger,  Adrienne Lin,  Miriam Lorenzo, Sandra R. Mainer,  Ana Monnar, Melissa Oharriz,  A. Owens, Charles P. Ries,  Jason Schramm, Miryam Shields, Adrian Spendlow,  Linda Stypulkowski,  Idania Temiño, Linda Turner-Zwetkov,  Kathleen Vasilas, Sand-dee Rose Waybill,  Melissa-Marie Zirini
FUTURE  Andrei Alessandri, Kristin Aughenbaugh, Shreya Baid, Rachel Bernhardt-Licea, Michael Cano, Mario Caraballo, Jacquelyn Conde, Valerie Corella, Katryna Cruz, Mila Dago, Rene Dago, Andrew Davis, Annette Elguezabal, Christina Fernandez, Eli Fernandez, Juan Figueroa, Brittany Fowler, Paul George, Acelia Gonzalez, Brian Gonzalez, Elisa Gonzalez, Roxana Iviricu, Dakota R. Lipton, Sasha Martinez, Alberto Monnar,  Alexander Monnar, Anna Monnar, Tiffany Oharriz, Kahyra Paulette, Andres Quinta, Daniel Rams, Victoria Rams, Catherine Ries, Gema Rodriguez,  Stephanie Rodriguez, Steven Rodriguez, Camila Romero, Jonathan Ruano,  Justin Ruano,  Megan Ruiz, Jorge Sanz, Alfredo Toll, Laurence Tommasi, Jr., Alexandra Varona, Kristin Vazquez, Leidy Villa, Linda Villa, Chantelle Viloria, Denise Washington, Matthew Williams, Ibrain Zirini

Express Yourself 101 For Your Eyes Only VOLUME 2 

Now available at: U.S.

ISBN: 978-0-9768035-6-0

Poetry, Short Stories / Anthology (multiple authors)
Language:  English
Book Description

An anthology featuring writers from the past, present and future…

Part 1 - Once Upon a Time  George Canning, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Khalil Gibran, Rudyard Kipling, Harold Munro, William Morris, Christina Rossetti, William Shakespeare, Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Part 2 - After That  Herminia Vivancos

Part 3 - In Addition   Elizabeth Aguilar, W. Jude Aher, Kevin Paul Alawine, Miriam Arango, Milagros Avila, Prmod Bafna, Therese Young Belisle, Alexander Bernace, Dev Bhardwaj, Zoyla Córdoba, Rachelle Arlin Credo, Alain E. Dardé, Chantal Dardé, Maggie Dardé, Gail Deemer, Carolina de la Uz, Juan del Cerro, Elena Diaz-Orta, Juana Escorbort Encarnación, Erik Estabrook, Andi Fisher, Mary García, Stacy Goll, Milena Gomez, Sergio Guzman, Jasmine Kang, Penn Kemp, Eda Marie LaPolt, Barbara Ledford Wright, Blanche L. Ledford, Brenda Kay Ledford, Michael Levy, Miriam Lorenzo, Michaela Macha, Joan Marques, PhD., Renee Matthews-Jackson, J. Michaels, Alina Monnar, Lipipuspa Nayak, PhD., Radha Binod Nayak, PhD., Daniel North, Hrusikesh Panda PhD., Margaret Paniagua, David Pereda, José Luciano Piloto, Margarita Piloto, Dorin Popa, PhD., Charles P. Ries, Kimberly D. Robinson, Alexander Shaumyan, Miryam Shields, Adrian Spendlow, Rose Mary Stiffin, PhD., Linda Stypulkowski, Kathy Vasilas, Matthew Williams, J. Allen Wilson, S. S. Wong, Yujiro

Part 4 - Furthermore   Brandon Apagüeño, Kristin Aughenbaugh, Mitzi Bello, Rachel Bernhardt-Licea, Dayana Blandon, Mario Caraballo, Caitie Chrismon, Jacquelyn Conde, Lesley de la Uz, Alexandra Fernandez, Gabriel Fernandez, Johanna Gonzalez, Tania Gonzalez, Dakota R. Lipton, Amanda Lopez, Alberto Monnar, Alex Monnar, Anna Monnar, Alex Perez, Amanda Piloto, Andrea Piloto, José Piloto II, Jonathan Ruano, Justin Ruano, Alexander Sanchez, Giselle Talavera, Laurence Philip Tommasi, Jr., Annette Valls, Tiany Vasallo, Giovanna Velasco, Ibrain Zirini

Part 5 - Before I Go   Ana Monnar

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Adelaida : A Cuban Cinderella by Ana Monnar

Nancy Michaud  (Illustrator)

Linda Weinerman (Editor) 


On the island of Cuba lived two sisters named Adelaida and Marisol. Although identical twins in appearance, their personalities were as different as night and day. Adelaida was noble and loved to help others. She understood that the situation at home was not easy. On the other hand, Marisol believed that the world revolved around her. Will the sisters' actions affect their fate?

Annoying Alex by Alexander Monnar

Steven Pileggi (Illustrator)


From the moment Alex would wake up, he would love to annoy his mother. He would love to annoy his sister. He would love to annoy his brother. Alex seemed to get pleasure from annoying anyone and everyone. Until one day...

Alexander   Discover and contact Alexander Monnar on AuthorsDen. Get the latest information on Alexander Monnar, bio, books, news, events, short stories, etc.

Uplifting Poetry Online by Poet Ana   A collection of poems written by poet Ana Monnar. ... Happily Ever After, "Fairy Tales": A list by Ana Monnar. Annoying Alex by Alexander Monnar ...

My name is Alexander Monnar and I was born in Miami, Florida on August 21, 1991. ... Alexander Monnar. Annoying Alex by Alexander Monnar, Steven Pileggi (Illustrator) ...

Maggie : The Girl Who Only Loved Herself by Alberto Monnar

Ken Nebel (Illustrator)

Linda Weinerman (Editor)


Maggie was always making fun of people because of the way they looked. She thought she was the most beautiful girl in the world. Maggie never shared or helped anybody. But one day it all changed. What or who changed her life?

The Girl and the Mirror by Alberto Monnar

Linda Weinerman (Editor)

Lisa Morton (Illustrator)


Britney would see her mother moving her mouth, but the advice went in one ear, and out the other. Until one day when her world was turned inside out.

The Girl and the Mirror Written by Alberto Monnar. Lisa Morton (Illustrator) Linda Weinerman (Editor) ... Written by Alberto Monnar Illustraterd by Ken Nebel ...

Uplifting Poetry Online by Poet Ana A collection of poems written by poet Ana Monnar. ... Maggie : The Girl Who Only Loved Herself by Alberto Monnar. Ken Nebel (Illustrator) ...