Largest African-American Book Event in the South

FREE ADMISSION TO THE PUBLIC FOR AUTHOR EXHIBITS/SEMINARS

October 24-26, 2019 - 12th Anniversary - Houston, Texas
Location:  Fallbrook Church - 12512 Walters Rd., Houston, TX 77014
Exhibit Hours:  Friday, October 25, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

                        Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
     


Authors: To register as a participating author at the 2019 NBBF a 50% deposit of $175.00 holds your table, includes name and link on the
website, w/final payment due within 30 days. As of Sept. 23, 93% of tables are sold. Register here.

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Corporate Sponsors

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Small Business Vendors
A God-Inspired Boutique

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Participating Publishers

BK Royston Publishing

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Non-Profit Partners
Speak Your Victory Ministries, Inc

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Participating Authors
(Click author name for web site)

African Diaspora
Shyne Khm Yahra


Beauty/Health
 


Biography/Memoir
Nicole Clark
Frank Clay
Victor A. Jones
Darius Pettway
Loyall Wilson

 


Business/Leadership
Ernest Fountain

NaConda Frank
Myran Jones

 

Children
Angela Adley

Shelita M. Anderson
Ameikah Black
Beverly Boone
Ingrid Bough
Joshua A. H. Burns
Dr. Lowell Coleman
Bird Collier
Claudette Esmerelda
Mary E. Evans
Anjeanette Gunter
Josalyn Holiday
Alice Horton
LaChanda Huff
Pamela Jarmon-Wade
Belinda Mays
Dave Norman
Tomac Scott
Shiarnice Taylor
Chavon D. White
Georgia Williams



Christian Fiction
Sherron Elise
Bonnie Hopkins
JC Miller
Freddie Smith III
 

 

Education
William Byrd
Audrey and Larry Jones
LaFredrick D. Smith
 

Family/Relationships
Mary Danuser
Wolfdogg Lanier-French
Crystal Scott




Fantasy
Desy Smith
A. L. Riley

S. T. Rucker



Historical Fiction
Robin Singh



History
 

Horror
Rhonda Jackson Joseph



Mainstream Fiction

Mwalim
Shanna Sarsin
Brenda A. White

 

Motivation/Self Help
Rachel Blaze Bullard

Johnny Franklin
Dr. Deitrick L. Gorman
K. Akua Gray
Keila Harris
Harriet Lane
Dr. Linda Lou Murray
Adrian Parker-Ajebon
Dr. ShaRonda Shaw
Jana Starks
Marilyn Walker



Mystery/Suspense
M. J. Simms-Maddox



Non-Fiction
Carolyn Hunter
Keturah Kendrick
Loud Pen
Lorraine Holmes Milton
Tamara Newborn
Ava Newman-Rafter
John Freeman Oliver
Stephanie Wilson-Coleman



Poetry
F. Renee Hamilton
Brenda Stanley
Roderick Talley

 


Politics/Social Sciences
 


Religious/Faith
Shawnta M. Ball
Gwendolyn Carson
Andrea Gomes
Desolyn Hicks
Latanya M. Hughes
Kahla LaPlante
Dr. Melanie Manor
Gary McDougall
Vernet Clemons Nettles
Joey A. Perry



Romance
Edwina Fort
Lori A. Hendricks
Angela Monay

Teneka Woods



Science Fiction
 


Teens/Y.A.
Mike Ebow



Urban Fiction
Porsha Deun
Tiera Jones

Samantha Sanchez


Miscellaneous
Antoinette Franklin
Carl Lowe
Eric Robbins
 


National Black Book Festival News
(Current edition)


NBBF Supporting Authors
[Authors who cannot attend NBBF]
Deandra Abuto
Petra Auguste
Jalen Ballard
Melisha Bell
L. M. Bennett
Lydia Brew
Audrey Brown
Elizabeth Brown
Grecia Chasteen
L. D. Collins
Kiana Daniels
Denna Davis
Nancy Devereaux
Kevin Dorival
Yusuf El

Peggy Ferguson
Akilah Griffin
Kimberly Guess
Deon Hogan
Tammy Hopson
Dr. LaShonda Jackson-Dean
Shelly Lee
Carolyn Milton
Mecheline Muhammad
Dara Nichole
Michelle Nicole
J. D. Parks
Harold Phifer
Erica Pullen
Mandi Rain
Rod Sanford
LaToya Geter Shockley
LaShundra Smith
April Spotsville
Derrick James Thornton
Katrina Vantassell
Latanza Warren
Angela Weir













 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Featured Book


Prism
by J'Toya Nelson


Featured Video of the Week

Daffodils of Damascus
by Dr. Beverly Boone


2019 Featured Authors

Friday, Oct. 25 @ 5:00 p.m.


Tiffany L. Warren


Anita Bunkley

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Saturday, Oct. 26 @ 11:00 a.m.


Joylynn Ross a/k/a E. N. Joy


Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

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12:00 p.m. (Noon)


Brandon Massey


K'wan

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1:00 p.m.


Victoria Christopher Murray and
ReShonda Tate Billingsley

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2:00 p.m.

 
Walter Mosley

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3:00 p.m.


Sheryl Lee Ralph

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4:00 p.m.


Etan Thomas
Former NBA Player


2019 Festival Hours
Friday, Oct. 25 - 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 26 - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

FREE GENERAL ADMISSION


Official Festival Events
All events will be at
Fallbrook Church
(Tickets must be purchased for events with *)

Thursday, Oct. 24 @ 7:00 p.m.
Welcome to Houston Reception*

MC/Hostess Pamela Jarmon-Wade

Special Guest
Larry Dodson,
former lead singer of The Bar-Kays

 


Friday, Oct. 25 @ 8:00 a.m.
Get Acquainted Breakfast*


M/C - Author Brenda A. White

Marketing Expert Shows Authors How to Maximize Their Festival Experience

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12:00 Noon
Power Lunch*

Power Lunch Speaker
Novelist Norma Jarrett


 


Saturday, Oct. 26 @ 8:00 a.m.
Networking Breakfast*

MC/Hostess
Houston Author, Shelita M. Anderson

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Saturday, Oct. 26 - 10 a.m. to Noon
Children's Festival
Within NBBF

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Saturday, Oct. 26 @ 12 Noon
Book Club Meet and Greet

Participating authors meet book clubs
to pitch their books
[Advance registration required]


Festival's Official Book Seller
Cushcity.com


2019 Festival Partners



    


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Fallbrook Church (Brook Sports)
Site for 2019 NBBF


For NBBF attendees who are staying the entire weekend, feel free to worship with Fallbrook
on Sunday @ 8 or 11 a.m.


Host Hotel - Sheraton North Houston

 


Download the
2018 NBBF Newspaper here


2019 Participating Author Photos   

Rhonda Jackson Joseph   Mary E. Evans
            

   Shelita M. Anderson  Bonnie Hopkins
         

Pamela Jarmon-Wade  Brenda A. White
         

           Portia                                         
McGowan-Green      Ameikah Black

   

  Myran Jones      Brenda Stanley
  

          Tiera Jones        Darius Pettway
  

 Desolyn Hicks      Peggy Ferguson
  

  Sherron Elise       Josalyn Holiday
   

      Lydia Brew      Latanya M. Hughes
   

  Mandi Rain           Harold Phifer
  

      Angela Adley     LaFredrick D. Smith
   

Audrey and Larry Jones

Anna Riley           Angela Weir
  

 Wolfdogg                              
   Lanier-French        Victor A. Jones

       

       Edwina Fort    Dr Deitrick L Gorman
   

MJ Simms-Maddox     Carolyn Hunter
       

Dr. Marilyn                           
Francis Walker        Crystal Scott
     

 Dr. Lowell Coleman   Ava Newman-Rafter
      

Shanna Sarsin       Mary Danuser
    

Dr. Melanie Manor           Mwalim        
   

Gary McDougall        Alice Horton  
    

Keturah Kendrick       Frank Clay      
    

 


Workshops/Seminars, Etc.
(Free admission to all seminars)

Friday, Oct. 25, 2019
2:00 p.m.
Social Media 101

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Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019
10:00 a.m.
Bringing Out the Book In You


11:00 a.m.
Debt-Free College
Financed With Scholarships


12:00 p.m. (Noon)
The How-Tos of
Self-Publishing Your Book


1:00 p.m.
Turning ADHD from
Stigma to Stability


2:00 p.m.
emPowHering YOU:
Tips for Finding Your Voice


3:00 p.m.
Publishing Contracts
& Other Scary Legal Issues


4:00 p.m.
Don't Let Your Workplace Stress,
Stress You Out of Work

 

Create Your Own NBBF Seminar
Details Here


Book Club Central
2018 Participating Book Clubs
Afrikanah Book Club
Houston, TX

Brownstone Book Club
Houston, TX
Chronicles Book Club @
Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church
Houston, TX
Coffee, Tea and Read Book Club
Houston, TX
Cushcity Book Club
Houston, TX
(The) Elite Reading Group
Los Angeles, CA
Fallbrook Church Reading Group
Houston, TX
Go On Girls Book Club Texas 1
Houston, TX

God's Fine China Book Club @
Friendship Community Bible Church
Sugar Land, TX
Ladies of Color Turning Pages
Los Angeles, CA

M&M Read-A-Roos
Houston, TX
Mind, Body & Soul Book Club
Austin, TX
Mommy Network
Houston, TX
Not-Your-Average Book Club
Pineville, LA
Our Voices Book Club
Alexandria, LA
Sisters Who Like to Read Book Club
Austin, TX
Sisters Who Like to Read Too Book Club
Austin, TX

Register your book club via e-mail:
bookclub@nationalblackbookfestival.com


 

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