VIRTUAL AUTHOR EVENT // Regina Louise in conversation with Georgia Hughes - Permission Granted

Due to COVID-19, this will be a virtual event.

Beloved memoirist Regina Louise took herself from a foster care childhood and time in a residential treatment center to a college scholarship and the creation of several successful small businesses. She now works to show others how to keep moving in the directions of their dreams no matter what. In this inspiring conversation about her debut nonfiction book Permission Granted, Regina will outline a proven path for transforming past devastations and disappointments into motivations and momentum. With her own life experience being an ultimate example, she will discuss how self-compassion is the key to giving ourselves the care and support our lives may be lacking. Join us for this inspiring conversation on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at 7:00PM PDT!

No purchase is necessary to attend, but you can pre-order a copy of Permission Granted below. Release date: June 8, 2021.

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Real-deal ways to defy expectations and love oneself into a high-performing life, from a fabulous and fierce Black woman, speaker, teacher, and coach. Practical, everyday, and unapologetically fierce and fun ways to manifest wants in every personal and professional sphere.

Permission Granted illustrates proven paths from "you couldn't possibly" to "just watch me " Regina Louise puts a unique spin on tried-and-true techniques of personal growth, coaching readers to deeply understand who they are and what they have been through. From this self-awareness, they can move into self-compassion and learn to give themselves the care and support they may have lacked. Past devastations and disappointments turn into motivations and momentum. Louise took herself from a childhood in solitary confinement in a residential treatment center to college and the creation of several successful small businesses. She now works to show others how to dream and do no matter what. The stories she presents in Permission Granted is perhaps especially applicable to women and people of color but is undeniably inspirational for anyone striving to get out from under limiting beliefs -- their own as well as others'. It's for anyone who is looking for a savvy guide to the myriad twists and turns on the road from where they are to where they want to be.


Regina Louise is the author of Permission Granted. Her bestselling memoirs Somebody’s Someone and Someone Has Led This Child to Believe were made into the award-winning Lifetime movie I Am Somebody’s Child: The Regina Louise Story, which was nominated for a 2020 NAACP Award for Best Director. A summa cum laude graduate of the California Institute of Integral Studies with a master’s of fine arts degree, Regina is a Hoffman Process teacher, workshop facilitator, and motivational speaker who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her story has been featured in media outlets like NPR’s All Things ConsideredGood Morning AmericaThe CBS Early ShowThe Tavis Smiley Show, and many more. Visit her online at


Georgia A. Hughes is editorial director at New World Library, where she acquires and edits nonfiction books in the areas of animals, spirituality, personal growth, sustainable business, animals, and women’s issues. Prior to joining New World Library, Georgia worked as a bookseller, at HarperCollins, and as a freelance editor. New World Library, publisher of the bestselling The Power of Now and Creative Visualization, is a member of the Green Press Initiative, and has been publishing books that change lives for 35 years.



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Permission Granted: Kick-Ass Strategies to Bootstrap Your Way to Unconditional Self-Love Cover Image
ISBN: 9781608687268
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Published: New World Library - June 8th, 2021

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