Gazing In Publishing, LLC


(Team, Author, and Illustrators)




Natalie Washington-Weik, PhD is the Senior Publishing Director of Gazing In Publishing, LLC.  She supervises the acquisition, publishing, and circulation of our book projects.  She enjoys coordinating our many talented here to continue.  


Author and Illustrators


Dr. Winmiláwẹ̀ is a bestselling author, PhD in African History, healer, and longtime Yorùbá-Orisa Ọ̀ṣun priestess (an Ìyálòrìṣà).  See her website:


Sadiq Olajide is an illustrator, musician, and dance artist.  He is Yorùbá, and lives in Ọ̀ṣun’s city of Òṣogbo, Nigeria.  Contact: olajide.sadiq [at] yahoo [dot]


Virgo Evans is an illustrator, visual artist, clothing designer, teacher, wife, and Yorùbá-Orisa initiate of Ọbàtálá.  Contact: soulchildclothing [at] yahoo [dot] com 


Tewodross Melchishua is a professor at Bowie State University in Maryland, visual artist, award winning animator, filmmaker, designer, curator and creative consultant.  See his website:  



We appreciate all of the external editors, image makers, designers, printers, and other publishing professionals we work with.