Somewhere in the Middle™ with Ms. Michele Barard, CEO of Urban Book Editor, LLC, and guest speaker, Bernard N. Lee, Jr., author of “A Look Back in Time: Memoir of a Military Kid in the Fifties, Vol. I & II” was hosted March 23, 2018 at 8 PM-EST. You can Listen Online at: to archived show.

About Our Guest: Bernard N. Lee, Jr. is the oldest son of a career veteran of the US Army. He traveled throughout the United States and Europe during his childhood. The places he traveled, the people he met, and the stories he remembers are shared in his memoir series; “A Look Back in Time: Memoir of a Military Kid in the Fifties – Volumes I & II.” (Both books may be purchased at

Bernie attended Howard University in Washington, D.C., joined the Army ROTC Program, obtained a private pilot’s license, a regular army commission, and retired as a Captain from the Army Reserves. Upon graduating, Bernie joined AT&T in New Jersey, where he worked until his retirement in 2003. Bernie also taught classes at Somerset VoTech and led a group called PACE, preparing high school students for STEM programs in college.

Bernie is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI); Georgia Writer’s Association; the Atlanta African American Book Festival, Books By Brats, Writers Helping Writers, and Indie Author Writers’ groups.

Bernie is also a member of the Nuremberg Alumni Association, the Lawton and Douglas HS Alumni Associations, and the “How Big Is Your Dream Foundation (HBIYD?!)”.

Bernie resides in Conyers, Georgia, with Edwina (his wife of forty-two wonderful years), where he teaches “Summer Reading Classes based upon his two books, and Chess for Advanced and Beginning students.” The author is currently writing Book 3 in the series. 

About Michele Barard: Michele Barard is a talented entrepreneur, who is the CEO and founder of Urban Book Editor, LLC.

Michele has a unique understanding of the language of urban characters. She combines this understanding of urban culture with a firm grasp of standard grammar to provide superior service. While Michele specializes in urban novels, she also works with writers from a variety of genres. Michele has worked with both fiction and non-fiction writers of various genres including self-help, memoir, and fantasy.

Michele excels at helping first time writers, published authors, book cover designers and illustrators launch their books.

Somewhere In The Middle™ is a Michele Barard program broadcasting on TRIBE Family Channel™ – a Gumbo for the Soul International® family brand. You can listen to the March 23, 2018 archived broadcast at:  (No purchase is necessary).

Select the On-Demand Interview recorded MARCH 23, 2018