Carl Weber

Book mogul Carl Weber is commonly known as the P. Diddy of the African-American publishing world. With numerous New York Times bestselling novels under his belt, Weber is considered one of the premier African-American authors in the country. But being an author can hardly be considered his day job. As president, CEO and publisher of Urban Books, Weber has published more than 2,500  books and has grown Urban Books into the largest African-American–owned publishing company in the world. He is a recipient of the Blackboard Publisher of the Year Award. Weber also successfully ran the Urban Knowledge chain of bookstores and has received the Blackboard Bookseller of the Year Award. He has branched out into screenwriting and has written and produced three of his bestselling novels (The Man in 3B, The Preacher’s Son, and The Choir Director) into independent films with his production company, Urban Books Media. Weber is a graduate of Virginia State University and holds an MBA in marketing from the University of Virginia.

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Carl Weber

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