About Us


Kifani Press, a division of Kifani, Incorporated, founded by sister-duo Ashley and April Foxx, produces high-quality works of fiction and non-fiction, always with a niche audience in mind.

Ashley Foxx
, Executive Director of Kifani, Inc., is an author, educator, and artist. She fell in love with children’s books while teaching kindergarten and first grade in Memphis, TN.  Ashley currently serves as principal of Memphis College Prep Elementary Charter School. She absolutely loves telling stories, creating art and, of course, causing mischief.
Author website: www.Foxxology.com

April Foxx, Creative Director of Kifani, Inc., received her B.A. in Fine Arts with honors from the University of Memphis. Her award-winning designs have been featured nationally and internationally, in print and online. She loves painting in her pajamas while drinking hot tea with honey.
Artist website: www.AprilFoxx.com


Kifani - adj. (Swahili) a similar thing, that which matches, a fellow, parallel, a match, an equal.

Kifani, Incorporated is a diversified media and retail company, based in Memphis, TN. Our company is committed to creating unique, high-quality consumer products that uplift, motivate and inspire.



Our Mission

Kifani, Inc. strives to be a company fueled by passion and an acute love for what we do. Through books, art, film, entertainment and interactive media, we hope to deliver products crafted with care, always with our niche audience in mind.

• We will choose quality over quantity.
• We will bring “hard to find” to our customers’ fingertips.
• We will pair practicality (affordability) with passion (creativity).
• We will dare to do something different.

Our Values

  • Passion
  • Simplicity
  • Creativity
  • Efficiency
  • Synergy
Our Divisions
    • Kifani Press - Our launch division produces high-quality works of fiction and non-fiction. Our categories include spiritual, self-help, children's literature, women's fiction, and African-American fiction and non-fiction.
The Future of Kifani...
    • Kifani Cargo - Our consumer products division will produce unique ancillary products such as t-shirts, posters, stuffed animals and bookmarks for the books published by Kifani, Inc. 
    • Kifani Films - Our film division will create film adaptations of books published by Kifani, Inc. as well as short and feature-length documentaries.
    • Kifani Productions - Our special projects division will execute any events, lectures or conferences that serve to promote the Kifani, Inc. brand.
    • Kifani Works - Our fine arts division will produce and sell original artwork.
    • Kifani Apparel - Our apparel division will develop high-quality clothing and accessories, with an afrocentric and urban feel.
    • Kifani Collective - Our collective will be a co-working space for young start-ups, specifically geared toward fostering relationships with African-American female entrepreneurs.