. . .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:  Author tables for 2015 NBBF are 81% sold as of 05/26/15. A $100 deposit secures your table and includes name/website listing on site within 48 hours. Standard registration expires May 31st. Final balance of $200 is not due until July 31, 2015.  Click "Exhibitors" to register.

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Commercial Sponsors
Houston Home Security Judge

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2015 Participating Publishers
Southern Classic Publishing

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2015 Participating Authors
(Click author name for web site; returning authors are indicated with *)

Beauty/Health
Monica Palmer

 


Biography/Memoir
Linda Pennington Black

Dr. Craig Follins
Eunice Sykes
 


Business/Economics

 

Children
Shelita M. Anderson*
Mary E. Evans*
Portia McGowan Green
Pamela Jarmon-Wade*

 

Christian Fiction
Tanisha

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


Family/Relationships
Aria Craig
Tomiya Gaines



Historical Fiction
Nanette Marie



History



Mainstream Fiction
Lydia Brew*
Karen Brown*
Monica Lynne Foster
Cortina Jackson
Tanisha Renee
Tara L. Thompson
Brenda A. White*


Motivation/Self Help

Reggie Davis
Ahlumba Harris
Oumar Hill
Moni'Soi Humes

Titus Joseph
Stefani Morrow*
Oswald Scott*

Justin Settles
Liz J. Simpson
Antonio T. Smith Jr.
Dr. Hearley Smith*




Mystery/Suspense



Non-Fiction
Janis F. Kearney*
 


Poetry
Kevin Bates*

LaFredrick Burns
Cosalind Frank
Victor B. Johnson Sr.*
Patricia A. Saunders
King Shakur
 

Religious/Faith
Audre'L Davis-Jones
Gerald and Myrna Irons
Chuck Kelley
Maurice Lindsay
Amir Makin
Donna Rochelle Walker
Dr. Tanisca M. Wilson



Romance
Rhonda Jackson Joseph*
Stephanie Morris*



Science Fiction
 


Teens/Young Adults



Urban Fiction
Jessie Blade

Keyanna Ford
Dante L. R. Harrell

 


National Black Book Festival News
(Current edition)


2015 NBBF
Houston Steering Committee

Fon James
Rhonda Jackson Joseph
Oswald Scott


NBBF Supporting Authors
[Authors who cannot attend NBBF]

Dr. Linda Sturrup*
 

 


 

 

This Week's Featured Book


Featured Video of the Week

Readers and Book Club Members:
Register for 2015 NBBF w/the
Full Festival Package
 


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


Beverly Johnson

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Lalita Tademy

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K'Wan

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Victoria Christopher Murray



ReShonda Tate Billingsley

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Mary Monroe

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Dwayne Alexander Smith


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: Malaika Adero
(former VP/Sr. Editor at Simon & Schuster)



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Power Lunch MCs
David and Karen Brown
of BrownCo Publishing


 


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
     

Stefani Morrow         Chuck Kelley    
      

      Aria Craig       Monica Lynne Foster
   

    Oumar Hill         Nanette Marie
   

Reggie Davis         Justin Settles
    

Dr. Craig Follins       Liz Simpson    
    

Antonio T. Smith Jr    Donald Hawkins
    


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

Friday, Oct. 23, 2015
11:00 a.m.
Social Media 101

2:00 p.m.
Reclaiming Your Mental State and Breaking Down the Stigma of Mental Illness: The 4-Step Process

3:00 p.m.
How to Get Started With
Memoir Writing


4:00 p.m.
Music With a Message


5:00 p.m.
Bringing Out the Book In You

Create Your Own NBBF Seminar
Details Here


Book Club Central
2015 Participating Book Clubs
Chapter Chicks Book Club
Fort Worth, TX
Coffee Beanz N Readz Book Club
Houston, TX
Cushcity Book Club
Houston, TX
Gathering Minds Book Club
Lake Charles, LA

PEARLS Book Club
Houston, TX
Phenomenal Divas Book Club
Houston, TX
R.E.A.D. Book Club
Houston, TX
Regal Sisterhood Book Club
Dallas, TX
Sistah Circle Book Group
Shreveport, LA
Sistahfriends Book Club
Shreveport, LA
Sister-Friends Book Club
Houston, TX
Sister-In-Spirit Book Club
Houston, TX
Sisters Who Enjoy Reading Book Club
Houston, TX
Sisters Who Like to Read
Austin, TX


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


 

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