Largest African-American Book Event in the South

FREE ADMISSION TO THE PUBLIC FOR AUTHOR EXHIBITS/SEMINARS

October 25-27, 2018 - 11th Anniversary - Houston, Texas
Location:  Fallbrook Church - 12512 Walters Rd., Houston, TX 77014
Exhibit Hours:  Friday, October 26, 2018 - 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

                        Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
     


Author vendor space for the 2018 NBBF is completely SOLD OUT.  To attend one or all of the NBBF special events
(welcome reception, two breakfasts and/or power lunch), purchase tickets HERE.

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Corporate Sponsors
Redfin
Woodforest National Bank

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Small Business Vendors
A God Inspired Boutique
NuDred

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Participating Authors

(Click author name for web site)

African Diaspora
Dr. LaShonda Jackson-Dean


Beauty/Health
Oluchi Immanuel, MD
Ferrell Phelps


Biography/Memoir
Joseph Clarke
William Gordon
Rochelle Grant
Tyriek Murphy
Darius Slaughter
Katrina Vantassell

 


Business/Leadership
Towannia Bonaparte
Carter Brothers
Jonathan D. Miles
Dwight Treadwell Sr.
 

Children
Doreen E. Allen
Shelita M. Anderson
LaTanya Brooks
Sandra Campbell-Notice
Calvin Denson
Mary E. Evans
C. L. Fails
Portia McGowan Green
LaVerne Harris
Alecia Heffner
Josalyn Holiday
LaChanda Huff
JoAnn Hunt
Pamela Jarmon-Wade
Yahzir Malphurs
Wanda McKinzy
Bailey C. Moore
V. S. Russell
Angie Stubbs


Christian Fiction
Felicia Dortch
Bonnie Hopkins
Marla Lafayette
 

 

Education
James Marshall
Ava Montgomery
 

Family/Relationships
Sharon Boykin
Gracie Bradford
Kenneth W. Marshall
Ashley Moore
Donald Thomas Jr




Fantasy
Marcus Haynes



Historical Fiction
Susane Lavallais Boykins



History
Curtis T. Claytor

 

Horror
Rhonda Jackson Joseph
Malcolm Solomon
Patricia Waddy



Mainstream Fiction

Lydia Brew
Tyrone Gibbs Jr.
Zenora Knight
TJ Lowery
Brenda A. White

 

Motivation/Self Help
Tiffinny Beard
Tamara Celeste
Sonyia Graham
Chris Holmes
Kimlin Johnson
Valerie Johnson-Reed
M. Kate Poe
Cheryl Polote-Williamson
Marq Redmond

Justin Ruffin
Keishan Scott
Nakilah Shannon
Dr. Shauntuan Coleman Taylor
Drenda Williams




Mystery/Suspense
Jay Matthew
Shawn Rich



Non-Fiction
OB Bell, III

Monica Bester
Natresha Dawson
Keith D. Jenkins
Dr. Jacqueline Kane
Aset Rising
Sheuvonda
Dr. Sandra D. Smith
Norma Jo Thomas



Poetry
Clarence Birdsong III
Joshua Osime

Kayla Oye
Sharon Session-Thomas
Shiarnice Taylor
 


Politics/Social Sciences
Gloria J. Browne-Marshall
Jan Miles


Religious/Faith
Charmaine Bailey
Katherine Barner
Lakesha Bradford
Avalon Brown
Cedric Davis

Laney Davis
Arlene Dowdy
Jimmy Freeman
Marlene Hurd
LaDonyae Johnson
Melinda Merritt
Peggy Ratliff
Ezekiel Williams
Greg Williams


Romance
W. Parks Brigham

Michelle Touro
Nicole Williams


Science Fiction
Bill Liggins
Adrian Petty


Teens/Y.A.
Fran Clark
Wyjuana Montgomery
Terrica Smith


Urban Fiction
Ashley Downing
Foxxay Howard
Lori Jones
Tiera Jones
Ron Leath
J. Micah
Yolanda Perry
Jamal Shakur
Ariell Sprows


Miscellaneous
Tica Bowden
Collette Conner
Shelena Cook
Jacquanecia Harris

Wes Johnson

Tameka McKenzie
Terris Moore
LaQuita Tate
Teikoa Washington
 


National Black Book Festival News
(Current edition)


NBBF Supporting Authors
[Authors who cannot attend NBBF]
1 Love Publishing LLC
Ameikah Black
D. D. Bridges
Sydni Brown
William Byrd
Timia Carruthers
L. D. Collins
Malena Crawford
Dr. Terrence D. Duncan
Tonya Ellis
Jerome Fox
Valerie Glenn
Jessica Glover
Sanya Gragg
Kandice Green
Teresse Hawkins
Kimberly Hemmings
V. B. James
Jo Lena Johnson
Myran Jones
"The Truth" Jones
Sonia Lawson Lycett
Kaitlyn McKnight
Robin Munro
Danielle Nicole
Vilincia Patrick
Rachelle Pitre
Gayle Phillips-Roberson
W. C. Rose
Cicely Rue
D. M. Saddler
Kyshaa Sand
Nora Shariff
Wanda Simms
Brenda Stanley
Tohnyonah
Daralynn Walker
Latanza Warren









 


 

 

Featured Book


Write It Right: The Guide to
Self-Publishing Your Best Book
by Gwen Richardson


Featured Video of the Week

Captivated Hearts
by Yahrah St. John


2018 Featured Authors

Friday, Oct. 26 @ 5:00 p.m.


Michelle Stimpson

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Tiffany L. Warren

Saturday, Oct. 27 @ 12:00 Noon
 


Pamela Samuels Young

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2:00 p.m.

Eric Jerome Dickey

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3:00 p.m.

Kim Coles

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4:00 p.m.

Steven Barnes
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Tananarive Due


2018 Festival Hours
Friday, Oct. 26 - 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 27 - 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. 25 @ 7:00 p.m.
Welcome to Houston Reception*

MC/Hostess Pamela Jarmon-Wade


 


Friday, Oct. 26 @ 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
Victor McGlothin, Author/Film Producer


 


Saturday, Oct. 27 @ 8:00 a.m.
Networking Breakfast*

MC/Hostess
Houston Author, Shelita M. Anderson

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Saturday, Oct. 27 - 10 a.m. to Noon
Children's Festival
Within NBBF

Children's Festival Featured Author


Derrick D. Barnes

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Saturday, Oct. 27 @ 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


2018 Festival Partners



    


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ONLY $15.00 each


 


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Fallbrook Church (Gymnasium)
Site for 2018 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

Order copies of the 2018 NBBF Newspaper here


2018 Participating Author Photos   

Rhonda Jackson Joseph   Mary E. Evans
            

   Shelita M. Anderson  Bonnie Hopkins
         

Pamela Jarmon-Wade  Brenda A. White
         

        Portia                                         
McGowan-Green      Oswald Scott

   

       Lydia Brew      Doreen E. Allen
  

   Arlene Dowdy     Melinda Merritt
  

Tonya Ellis            Tiera Jones
  

Josalyn Holiday      Marcus Haynes
  

Myran Jones            Keishan Scott
  

   Jamal Shakur       Malcolm Solomon
  

LaTanya Brooks       Tyriek Murphy
  

Kandice Green             W. C. Rose   
   

Gracie Bradford    Lakesha Bradford
   

Bailey C. Moore       Sydni Brown
  

LaChanda Huff             Sheuvonda    
   

Sanya Gragg              Bill Liggins
   

Keith D. Jenkins     Sharon Boykin
   

    Rochelle Grant   Oluchi Immanuel, MD
   

Dr. LaShonda                                     
Jackson-Dean              Ron Leath      
  

Dr Jacqueline Kane   Ezekiel Williams    
    

Cheryl Polote-      Dr. Sandra D.
Williamson                Smith    

    

     Fran Clark             Marq Redmond
  

Susane Lavallais                                        
       Boykins                  Zenora Knight
   

   Curtis T. Claytor     Laverne Harris    
   

Sonyia Graham      Patricia Waddy
  

Sterling Carter     Stephen Carter
  

     J. Micah             Foxxay Howard
   

Darius Slaughter     Michelle Touro
   
 


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

Friday, Oct. 26, 2018
2:00 p.m.
Social Media 101


3:00 p.m.
The How-Tos of
Self-Publishing Your Book

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Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018
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
5 Simple Steps You Can Take to Fire Your Landlord and Buy a Home


1:00 p.m.
Get In, Get Out! Learning the Language of Your Feelings


2:00 p.m.
Black Votes Matter


4:00 p.m.
The Art of Blending Families and
Co-Parenting Q&A Session


Create Your Own NBBF Seminar
Details Here


Book Club Central
2018 Participating Book Clubs
Black Orchid 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
Diamond Diva Book Club
Baton Rouge, LA
Fallbrook Church Reading Group
Houston, TX
Go On Girls Book Club Texas 1
Houston, TX
Mommy Network
Houston, TX
Page Turners, Too Book Club
Houston, TX
PEARLS Book Club
Houston, TX
Phenomenal Divas Book Club
Houston, TX
Read Between the Miles Book Club
Houston, TX
The Read Ladies Book Club
Houston, TX
R.E.A.D. Book Club
Houston, TX
Regal Sisterhood Book Club
Dallas, TX
Sistahs of the Written Word Book Club
Houston, TX
Sister-Friends Book Club
Houston, TX
Sisters Who Like to Read Book Club
Austin, TX
Sisters Who Like to Read Too Book Club
Austin, TX

Turning Pages Book Club
Houston, TX
Women Aspiring for More! Book Club
Corpus Christi, TX
Women of Wisdom Book Club
Humble, TX


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


 

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