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Corporate Sponsors


SHE Publishing LLC


Participating Publishers
Amazon KDP Publishing

BK Royston Publishing

Black Odyssey Media

InterVarsity Press

SHE Publishing LLC

Write and Vibe

Small Business Vendors

Participating Authors
(Click author name for web site)

African Diaspora



Vincent Watson

Shelita M. Anderson
Timsha Batiste
Renetta Daniels
Latrice English
Mary E. Evans
Pamela Jarmon-Wade
Michelle Knight
Olivia Marmion
Tierra McCline-Jones
Cecille Walks Peace
Tyrese Rice

Christian Fiction
John Dewberry
La'Toya Guillory
Bonnie Hopkins
Shalonda McFarland

Kerry Brooks



Historical Fiction


Rhonda Jackson Garcia

Mainstream Fiction

Brenda A. White

Motivation/Self Help
Khadijah Butler

Tasha Bullock
Antwan Floyd
Earnest Lee
Geletta Shavers

Felecia Marshall

Royce Martin

Paul Webster
Leona Nicholas Welch

Politics/Social Sciences
Tina Wright

Carolyn Ayers
LaToya Cadlett
Ray Francis
Melvin Hawkins

Theresa Dorsey

Science Fiction


Urban Fiction
Barron Smith

Marline Duroseau

NBBF Supporting Authors
(Unable to attend event)



Featured Book


Exodus From Treachery
by Gwen Richardson,
NBBF National Coordinator

Featured Video of the Week

Learn More About the Weekly,
Live-Streamed Show
Black Authors Matter TV

2024 Featured Authors

ReShonda Tate
Best-Selling, Award-Winning Author

Best-Selling, Award-Winning Author


Vanessa Miller
Best-Selling Christian Fiction Author


Saturday, Oct. 19 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Children's Festival

     Black Authors Matter
Children's Book Award
Winners Announced
@ 10:45 a.m.

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Special Events
(Ticket purchase required)

Thursday, Oct. 17, 2024
7:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception

Friday, Oct. 18, 2024
9:30 a.m.
Get Acquainted Breakfast
(Included with author table)

Saturday, Oct. 19, 2024
8:00 a.m.
Networking Breakfast
(Included with author table)

(Free admission to all seminars)

Friday, Oct. 18, 2024
Author Enhancement Sessions

1:00 p.m.
Write the Book That
Builds the Brand

2:00 p.m.
Finding Your Audience on Amazon

3:00 p.m.
Maximizing Your
Social Media Influence

4:00 p.m
What Literary Agents Look For

5:00 p.m.
Publishers Panel:
What Publishers Are Looking for
When Signing New Authors


Saturday, Oct. 19, 2024

10:00 a.m.
Bringing Out the Book In You

11:00 a.m.
Book to Film: Flipping the Script

12:00 p.m.
Living Life On and With P.U.R.P.O.S.E.


1:00 p.m.
The Six-Figure Author Formula


Create Your Own Seminar

NBBF Literary Correspondent
Dr. Rhonda Lawson

Live interviews throughout the NBBF
weekend are conducted by Dr. Lawson

Fallbrook Church (Brook Sports)
Site for 2024 NBBF (Oct 17-19)

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

Book Your Room at Our Host Hotel
Sheraton North Houston

Recommended Airport: IAH

2023 Participating Author Photos   

Rhonda Jackson Garcia   Mary E. Evans

   Shelita M. Anderson  Bonnie Hopkins

Pamela Jarmon-Wade  Brenda A. White

       John Dewberry        Vincent Watson

  La'Toya Guillory            Leona Welch    

Paul Webster            Ray Francis

Geletta Shavers          Tasha Bullock

Melvin Hawkins          Khadijah Butler

Tina Wright


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