Pretty  Girl Blues

Jearlean Taylor

(Published Author)

Miracle, Survivor, Overcomer

"Secrets" hurt and she is not hiding hers anymore!



Jearlean Alston-Taylor



On Social Media


Events, Appearances, & Features 



Baltimore Sun Newspaper feature (Front page cover)


Mayoral Citation to the 2017 Fashion Umbrella Award Recipient 

ELEV 8 Magazine


Indimogul Magazine

Baltimore Largest Digital Billboard

Convatec feature


2016 RECAP

1/11/16     Feature in Convatec "living with an ostomy"

1/14/16  Nominated: NAACP 2016 Image Awards Hometown Champion


2/27/16  Feature in Ostomy Connection

3/14/16   Feature in Inspirer

3/19/16  Guest Speaker

New Christian Memorial Church Community Outreach

(Health & Wellness)

4/16/16  Austin Pharmacy

(Health,Wellness Vendor Fair)

4/30/16 New Kingdom Faith Church Women's Conference

5/9/16   Guest Speaker; West Penn Hospital

(Pittsburgh, PA) Nurses Week

Convatec (brochure feature)


MAKERS Story- Jearlean Taylor



Interview with:

*The Younique Magazine

*Hope For Women Magazine

*Up N' Comin Magazine  

 *Jet Magazine

*Parle Magazine

*Promoting Purpose Women Magazine

*Wells Fargo -Untold Stories Feature

Convatec (Life & Style Guide) Newsletter

*Nominated for Author of Year

by Rep Yo Grind



*Turning Point Zone

(TBN Network)

*The YES! Show- Pasadena , California 

PSTS Book Club Meeting

(Reading of Pretty Girl Blues)

with Baltimore City Community College



Excerpt of "Pretty Girl Blues" featured in Grace & Glory Magazine January 2014 issue



June Issue

Excerpt of "Pretty Girl Blues" featured in June issue of Essence Magazine. 


June 21, 2014

*Jearlean was awarded National Great Comeback winner in Nashville, TN

Snippet of my story

* Awards Presetation


*Remarkable Woman of Year 2014

By Remarkable Women Ministry

*Interview with Authors Talk Live Radio

WPB Networks

May 25, 2014


*Interview with FOX45 News Station in Baltimore

May 28, 2014



*Jearlean is also Founder of Osto Beauties

*Interview with ABC2 News

I am blessed and grateful the hospital that helped save my life is featuring an excerpt of my story in their survivor newsletter, Bridges. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center was my home away from home for many years. I am grateful to give back by telling my story to inspre, empower, and encourage.

*Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


(Cancer survivor newsletter)

Click to read excerpt



*Talk Lately Show

Wednesday July 31, 2013 at 7pm

*Baltimore Fashion Week

Friday Aug 9-11, 2013

Double Tree/Hilton Hotel

1726 Reistertown Road

Pikesville, MD 21208



September 10, 2013

(Living Herstory)


*Style 31

Septemer 16, 2013

Lifestyle magazine about faith, sisterhood beauty, fashion, and everyday life


*Great Comebacks Award

2013 Great Comebacks East Coast Recipient

October 4-5, 2013

Rochester, NY


*Grace Restoration Life Mnistries

October 8, 2013

Open Mic Night


*The Styyle Chronicles-Radio Show

October 14, 2013

*Metropolitian United Methodist Church

November 2, 2013

Fashion Show

*Simply Redeemed Ministry

November 16, 2013

Woman Walking in Victory