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.
     


AUTHORS: A $50.00 deposit holds your table for the 2018 NBBF and includes your name and website link posted within 48 hours of payment. Final payment not due until July 31, 2018.  Click Exhibitors to register.

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Small Business Vendors
A God Inspired Boutique

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Participating Publishers
1 Love Publishing LLC
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Participating Authors
(Click author name for web site)

Beauty/Health

 


Biography/Memoir


 


Business/Leadership
Myran Jones
 

Children
Doreen E. Allen
Shelita M. Anderson
Tonya Ellis
Mary E. Evans
Portia McGowan Green
Josalyn Holiday
Pamela Jarmon-Wade
"The Truth" Jones
Sonia Lawson Lycett




Christian Fiction
Bonnie Hopkins

 

Education

 

Family/Relationships



Fantasy
Marcus Haynes



Historical Fiction



History


Mainstream Fiction

Lydia Brew
Karen Brown
Cicely Rue
Brenda A. White

 

Motivation/Self Help
Dr. Terrence D. Duncan
Jessica Glover
Keishan Scott
Nora Shariff





Mystery/Suspense
 



Non-Fiction




Poetry
Victor B. Johnson Sr.

 


Politics/Social Sciences
Gloria J. Browne-Marshall
 


Religious/Faith
Arlene Dowdy
Melinda Merritt


Romance
Rhonda Jackson Joseph




Science Fiction
 


Teens/Y.A.
 


Urban Fiction
Jamal Shakur

Tiera Jones


Miscellaneous
Timia Carruthers
Collette Conner
Robin Munro
Daralynn Walker
 


National Black Book Festival News
(Current edition)


NBBF Supporting Authors
[Authors who cannot attend NBBF]







 


 

 

This Week's Featured Book


Featured Video of the Week

Debt-Free College with Scholarships
by Gwen Richardson


2018 Featured Authors
(More featured authors to be announced)

Steven Barnes
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Tananarive Due
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Pamela Samuels Young

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Michelle Stimpson

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Tiffany L. Warren


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 *)

Festival M/C
Author/Radio Host, G. L. Henderson



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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 Experts Show Authors How to Maximize Their Festival Experience

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12:00 Noon
Power Lunch*

"Master Marketer" Author Contest Award
Sponsored by NBBF

Power Lunch Speaker
Victor McGlothin, Author/Film Producer


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Gospel/Jazz Violinist Daniel D


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

MC/Hostess Shelita M. Anderson

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

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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]


Saturday, October 27 @ 5:00 p.m.
Spoken Word Poetry Slam
Poet/Host: 
Victor B. Johnson Sr.
a/k/a Birdman 313
Author of seven poetry books and 4 poetry chap books
 


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

Rooms available in February 2018
 


Download the
2017 NBBF Newspaper here


2018 Participating Author Photos   

Rhonda Jackson Joseph   Karen Brown
            

      Mary E. Evans     Shelita M. Anderson
        

Pamela Jarmon-Wade  Victor Johnson
         

Brenda A. White     Bonnie Hopkins
     

     Portia                                         
McGowan-Green      Oswald Scott

   

     "The Truth" Jones    Nora Shariff      
   

     Lydia Brew      Doreen E. Allen
  

   Arlene Dowdy     Melinda Merritt
  

Tonya Ellis            Tiera Jones
  

Josalyn Holiday      Marcus Haynes
  

Myran Jones            Keishan Scott
  

Jamal Shakur


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

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

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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


Create Your Own NBBF Seminar
Details Here


Book Club Central
2018 Participating Book Clubs
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
Fallbrook Church Reading Group
Houston, TX
Go On Girls Book Club Texas 1
Houston, TX
Page Turners, Too Book Club
Houston, TX
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
Sister-Friends 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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