. . .Dozens of Authors
. . .Thousands of Readers
. . .All At One Event

FREE ADMISSION TO THE PUBLIC FOR AUTHOR EXHIBITS/SEMINARS
October 22-24, 2015 - 8th Anniversary - Houston, Texas
Location:  Fallbrook Church - 12512 Walters Rd., Houston, TX 77014

Exhibit Hours:  Friday, October 23, 2015 - 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
                        Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
     


AUTHORS:  Early Bird registration for the 2015 NBBF is now open. A $50 deposit by Feb. 28, 2015 secures table and includes name/website listing on site within 48 hours. Final balance of $200 is not due until July 31, 2015.  Click "Exhibitors" to register.

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2015 Participating Publishers
Southern Classic Publishing


2015 Participating Authors

(Click author name for web site; returning authors are indicated with *)

Beauty/Health
Monica Palmer


Biography/Memoir
Linda Pennington Black


Business/Economics

 

Children
Shelita M. Anderson*
Mary E. Evans*
Pamela Jarmon-Wade*
Dr. Linda Sturrup*

 

Christian Fiction
Bonnie Hopkins*
Fon James*
Sherlynn Rachelle
K. T. Richey
 


Family/Relationships



Historical Fiction
 



History



Mainstream Fiction
Lydia Brew*
Karen Brown*
Tara L. Thompson
Brenda A. White*


Motivation/Self Help

Moni'Soi Humes

Oswald Scott*




Mystery/Suspense



Non-Fiction
Janis F. Kearney*
 


Poetry
Kevin Bates*

LaFredrick Burns
Victor B. Johnson Sr.*
Patricia A. Saunders
 

Religious/Faith
Audre'L Davis-Jones
Gerald and Myrna Irons
Donna Rochelle Walker



Romance
Rhonda Jackson Joseph*
Stephanie Morris*



Science Fiction
 


Teens/Young Adults



Urban Fiction
Dante L. R. Harrell

 


National Black Book Festival News
(Current edition)


2014 NBBF
Houston Steering Committee

Fon James
Rhonda Jackson Joseph
Oswald Scott
 

 

This Week's Featured Book


Featured Video of the Week

Give a Gift of a Book This
Holiday Season
 


2015 Featured Authors
[More featured authors TBA]
(Free admission to featured author sessions)


K'Wan

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Victoria Christopher Murray



ReShonda Tate Billingsley

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Mary Monroe


2015 Festival Hours
Friday, Oct. 23 - 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 24 - 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. 22 @ 7:00 p.m.

Welcome to Houston Reception*
MC/Hostess Pamela Jarmon-Wade


 


Friday, Oct. 23 @ 8:00 a.m.
Get Acquainted Breakfast*


M/C - Author Brenda A. White

Marketing Experts Show Authors How to Maximize Their Festival Experience

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12:00 Noon
Power Lunch*
Guest Speaker: TBA

 


Saturday, Oct. 24 @ 8:00 a.m.
Networking Breakfast*
 


Saturday, Oct. 24 @ 12 Noon
Book Club Meet and Greet

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


Saturday, October 24 @ 4:00 p.m.
Spoken Word Poetry Slam
Poet/Host: 
Victor B. Johnson Sr.
Author of Thoughts of Life and his new book, Birdman 313 Presents: The World in Poetry According to Him
 


Festival's Official Book Seller
Cushcity.com


2015 Festival Partners



    


Order your NBBF t-shirt
ONLY $15.00 each


 


To receive the NBBF monthly e-newsletter, send an e-mail to:  info@nationalblackbookfestival.com
 



Fallbrook Church (Gymnasium)
Site for 2015 NBBF


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


Download the
2014 NBBF Newspaper here


Host Hotel - Sheraton North Houston

 


2015 Participating Author Photos   

Rhonda Jackson Joseph   Oswald Scott
               

           Fon James             Karen Brown     
    

Audre'L                         Patricia
    Davis-Jones                    
Saunders      
  

     Dante Harrell       Janis F. Kearney
    

Gerald and Myrna Irons

Kevin Bates                     Linda Black
       

Sherlynn Rachelle     Donna Walker
 

Dr. Linda Sturrup   Stephanie Morris
    

     Mary E. Evans  Shelita M. Anderson
   

 Lydia Brew        Moni'soi Humes
     

  Monica Palmer       Tara L. Thompson
     


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

Friday, Oct. 23, 2015
5:00 p.m.
Bringing Out the Book In You

Create Your Own NBBF Seminar
Details Here


Book Club Central
2015 Participating Book Clubs
Cushcity Book Club
Houston, TX
PEARLS Book Club
Houston, TX
Phenomenal Divas Book Club
Houston, TX
R.E.A.D. Book Club
Houston, TX
Sister-Friends Book Club
Houston, TX
Sister-In-Spirit Book Club
Houston, TX
Sisters Who Enjoy Reading Book Club
Houston, TX


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


 

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