Largest African-American Book Event in the South

FREE ADMISSION TO THE PUBLIC FOR AUTHOR EXHIBITS/SEMINARS

October 22-24, 2020 - 13th Anniversary - Houston, Texas
Location:  Fallbrook Church - 12512 Walters Rd., Houston, TX 77014
Exhibit Hours:  Friday, October 23, 2020 - 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

                        Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
     


Authors: Standard registration for the 2020 NBBF is open and the event will proceed as planned. A $100 deposit holds table, includes name/link on website, w/final payment due by August 31st. As of 06/02/20, 54% of author tables are sold. Register online here.

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Corporate Sponsors

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Small Business Vendors
A God Inspired Boutique
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Participating Publishers
Amazon KDP Publishing
BK Royston Publishing
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Participating Authors
(Click author name for web site)

African Diaspora
 


Beauty/Health
 


Biography/Memoir
LaWanda Burrell
Dr. Cynthia J. Lewis-Hickman
Ty Pinkins
Charles U. Smith

Charity Spears
Dr. Sheila D. Williams
 


Business/Leadership
Susanne Tedrick


 

Children
Shelita M. Anderson
Julia Belle
Mary E. Evans
Josalyn Holiday
Pamela Jarmon-Wade
Curtis Lee Jr.
Belinda Mays
T'Keyah Nichols
Jessica Reede
Renee Winters
Quinn Woodard



Christian Fiction
Bonnie Hopkins
Curley West
 

 

Education
Veda Green
Audrey and Larry Jones
Charlee King
 

Family/Relationships
A'Driana LaFaye




Fantasy
Denna Davis
Brenda Hardwick



Historical Fiction
 



History
Dennis DeLoach

Norman John McCullough


Horror



Mainstream Fiction

Brenda A. White

 

Motivation/Self Help
Ben Amor
Anntricia Bray
Keila Harris
Dr. Yvonne Henderson
Tiffany Young



Mystery/Suspense
Sir Wolfdogg Lanier-French



Non-Fiction
Ersula K. Odom


Poetry
Francee Bouvenir
Rosy Perez
Fernando Rover
D. Chauncey Taylor

 


Politics/Social Sciences
 


Religious/Faith
Judy Howard
Rosita Hunter
Kevin Wayne Johnson

Kahla LaPlante
Lourdes Lewin
Christy Ogbeide
Joey Perry


Romance
Yalonda Benford

Natalie L. Gamble
Danesha Little


Science Fiction
Carla Lawson


Teens/Y.A.
Mikal Williams


Urban Fiction
Michelle Jackson
Tiera Jones

Talva Talva


Miscellaneous
 


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Featured Book

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Kidz Biz
by Gwen Richardson

 


Featured Video of the Week

Support These African-American Authors


2020 Featured Authors
(Confirmed -- More to be added)


Dondre Whitfield

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Ed Gordon

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Karyn Parsons

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Brenda Jackson

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Mathew Knowles

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Trisha Thomas

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Victoria Christopher Murray and
ReShonda Tate Billingsley

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B. M. Hardin

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Marita Kinney


2020 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 @ 8:30 a.m.
Get Acquainted Breakfast*


M/C - Author Brenda A. White

Marketing Expert Shows Authors How to Maximize Their Festival Experience

Up Your Game!
For Authors Who Want to Take Their Books to the Next Level


Presenter:
Pam Perry, Marketing/PR Expert


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

MC/Hostess
Houston Author, Shelita M. Anderson

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Saturday, Oct. 24 - 10 a.m. to Noon
Children's Festival
Within NBBF

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Saturday, Oct. 24 @ 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


2020 Festival Partners



    


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Fallbrook Church (Brook Sports)
Site for 2020 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
2019 NBBF Newspaper here


2020 Participating Author Photos   

Rhonda Jackson Joseph   Mary E. Evans
            

   Shelita M. Anderson  Bonnie Hopkins
         

Pamela Jarmon-Wade  Brenda A. White
         

A'Driana LaFaye   D. Chauncey Taylor
   

 Fernando Rover         Tiera Jones    
   

Kevin Wayne Johnson       Joey Perry        
     

Renee Winters       Danesha Little
   

Dr. Yvonne Henderson      Julia Belle         
    

Tiffany Young           Belinda Mays
    

Dr. Cynthia J.                               
Lewis-Hickman            Talva Talva     
     

   Ty Pinkins            Curley West
    

    Veda Green       Michelle Jackson
    

Francee Bouvenir         Rosy Perez     
   


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

Friday, Oct. 23, 2020
Up Your Game!

Author Enhancement Sessions

11:00 a.m.
Taking the "Look of Your Book "
to the Next Level


1:00 p.m.
Getting Started with
Amazon KDP

 

3:00 p.m.
Social Media 101


4:00 p.m.
Promotion:
The Key to Your Book's Success


5:00 p.m.

Expand Your Audience
With Audiobooks

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Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020
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)
Book to Film: Flipping the Script


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


2:00 p.m.
The How-Tos of
Self-Publishing Your Book


4:00 p.m.
Black Enterprise After the
Civil War


Create Your Own NBBF Seminar
Details Here


Book Club Central
Participating Book Clubs
African-American Book Worms
Beaumont, TX
Afrikanah Book Club
Houston, TX

Black Peeps Who Read
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
Kinsmen Lutheran Church Book Club
Houston, TX
Ladies of Color Turning Pages
Los Angeles, CA
(The) Ladies Who Read Book Club
Houston, TX
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
Sistahs of the Written Word Book Club
Houston, TX
Sisters Who Like to Read Book Club
Austin, TX
Sisters Who Like to Read Too Book Club
Austin, TX
Zora Neale Hurston Book Club
Houston, TX


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


 

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