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

FREE ADMISSION TO THE PUBLIC FOR AUTHOR EXHIBITS/SEMINARS
October 27-29, 2016 - 9th Anniversary - Houston, Texas
Location:  Fallbrook Church - 12512 Walters Rd., Houston, TX 77014

Exhibit Hours:  Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
                        Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
     


AUTHORS:  Vendor tables for 2016 are SOLD OUT.  Authors who are already confirmed may make their final payments by clicking  "Exhibitors" and selecting the payment amount.

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Commercial Sponsors

The Treehouse Drug Rehab Center

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Houston Home Security Judge
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Redfin Real Estate

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Small Business Vendors
The Insiders Book Club

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Participating Publishers
7th Sign Publishing
PHE INK-Writing Solutions Firm

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

Beauty/Health
Dr. Katina Davis-Kennedy

 


Biography/Memoir
Nikki Alexander

Karla Antoinette Baptiste
Glenda Dugar
Izora D. Summers
 


Business/Leadership

 

Children
Shelita M. Anderson*
Kenneth Braswell
J. L. Cheatham II
Denise Crowell
Mary E. Evans*
Portia McGowan Green*
Vera Harris
Josalyn Holiday
Gina Humber
Kenji L. Jackson
Pamela Jarmon-Wade*
Kam & Niya
Baba, Mama & Sekou Afrika
M. Mimi Sutton
A. R. Wells
Syreeta White-Phillips


 

Christian Fiction
Cory Cabri
Tabitha Dellahousye

Bonnie Hopkins*
Fon James*
Sierra Jones-Demouchet
Velma Scott-Phillips
E. B. Starr
D. Michelle Thompson
Tamika Trammel
Jackie Trammell
Andrea Williamson
 

Education
TaNitra Robinson
Courtney L. Smith
 

Family/Relationships
Anita Allen-Penn
Connie B
Jennifer Dyan Ghoston
Robine T. Lane
Drell Lee
Bea Lewis
Vanessa Patterson
Janice Porter
Phillip Porter
Brother Prater
Candace Tuck
Remon Tuck
Vonzella Watson


Fantasy
Aiyana Bey
Marcus Haynes*



Historical Fiction
Joan Early



History
James Jones III
Dr. Ella O. Williams


Mainstream Fiction
Lydia Brew*
Karen Brown*
Sheryl Grace
Nicole Hampton
L. Lamont*
S. D. Laurence
J. Reid
Clarita Vaughn
Vanessa Werts
Brenda A. White*

 

Motivation/Self Help
Victoria Amidou
Krystle Barrington
DB Bedford
Erica L. Carr
Sekou J. B. Gargonnu
Chris Holmes
Lynne Jasames
Keisha M. Lee
Brian Liles
Carol McBride
Diamond McNulty
Tanya J. Miller

Kaleb Muhammad
Angie Ransome-Jones
Oswald Scott*
Dereik Smith
Dr. Hearley Smith*
Renee Spivey
Karen Taylor-Bass
Sheila R. Walls
Laura Washington
Anthony Wilson




Mystery/Suspense
Mimi Washington
 



Non-Fiction
Catherine Fleming Bruce
Denisha R. Hardenman
Katandra Jackson Nunnally

 

Pet Ownership
Sherry Johnson



Poetry
Kia Barlow
Kevin Bates*
S. Hafer Bronson
Damion Catledge
Simone A. Grier
Victor B. Johnson Sr.*
Chauntae Knuckles
Tatjana Lightbourn
Lora Mitchell
Ashley Wilkins


Politics/Social Sciences
Arelia Johnson

 

Religious/Faith
Patsy Bazile
Dana Bradshaw
Darnisha Buckley
Lilene K. Caldwell
Phyllis Clemmons*
Dena Crecy
Chamarian Eaglin
Doniel Ervin
Janice Freel
Lorna Gallimore
Wendy Magee
Donna Renay Patrick
Janice Pender*
Pastor Michael A. Pender*
Marilyn Randolph
Michael Seay
C. Austin Tucker
Lydia J. Willrich



Romance
Sheena Binkley
Melissa Burnett
Angel Gary
Rhonda Jackson Joseph*
D'Starr
Tomeekha Pitre




Science Fiction
 


Teens/Young Adults
Chris Jones
Dr. Angelise Rouse



Urban Fiction
Shemeka Floyd
Pamela A. Goodwin
Wayne Grind
Lizy Jacob*
Jennifer Lewis
Toye Morris
Skip Shockley
Bambi St. James
Ceia R. White

 


National Black Book Festival News
(Current edition)


NBBF Supporting Authors
[Authors who cannot attend NBBF]
Jamil Aaron
Karma Banks
Rachel BB and Juacclyn Nikol
Sharon Blackmon

Jessie Blade
Arlene Brathwaite
Jerald Brown
Christian Cashelle
Deneen A. Connor
Phyllis Dixon
L. T. Dixon
Shawna Doyle
Adrienne Draper
Eric Elliott
Tezlyn Figaro
Tracey K. George
Dorcas Graham
Michella Gurley
Debreka Handy
Brandon Harper
Kanika Harris
Ihsan Hasan
Olevia Henderson

Miranda Hines
Tohnyonah Jackson
Ranieka F. Johnson
June Montgomery Lewis
Briseis S. Lily
J. R. Mack
Jennifer Malone
Christopher McClean
Alfonzo and La Trisha McIntosh
Kaitlyn McKnight
M'Hogany*
Mon Trice
J. Monroe
Leah Nicole
Twana Nuniss
Monica Palmer
Samantha Pegues
T'ana Phelice
Val Pugh-Love
Jean Nicole Rivers
Teresha Rue-Hughes
Kamesha Shropshire
Dr. A. L. Smith
Reicko Smith
Sammodah Speaks
Le'Star Stoglin
Saby Stone
Swift
VL Towler
Jamal Watters
Charleen Williams
Tache Williams
Vincetta Denise Williams
Doneareum Winston
Jessica Wren


 


 

 

This Week's Featured Book


Featured Video of the Week

101 Scholarship Applications: 
Debt-Free College Education
by Gwen Richardson


2016 Featured Authors
(Free admission to featured author sessions)

Friday, Oct. 28 @ 5:00 p.m.


Maureen Smith

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Friday, Oct. 28 @ 5:00 p.m.


Valerie Wilson Wesley

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Saturday, Oct. 29 @ 10:00 a.m.


Mathew Knowles

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Saturday, Oct. 29 @ 11:00 a.m.


Omar Tyree

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Saturday, Oct. 29 @ Noon


Victoria Christopher Murray

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Saturday, Oct. 29 @ Noon


ReShonda Tate Billingsley

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Saturday, Oct. 29 @ 1:00 p.m.


Wahida Clark

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Saturday, Oct. 29 @ 2:00 p.m.


Wendell Pierce

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Saturday, Oct. 29 @ 3:00 p.m.


Carl Weber

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Saturday, Oct. 29 @ 4:00 p.m.


R. M. Johnson


2016 Festival Hours
Friday, Oct. 28 - 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 29 - 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. 27 @ 7:00 p.m.

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


 


Friday, Oct. 28 @ 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*

Power Lunch Speaker
Brian W. Smith
Bestselling author of 15 novels

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"Boost Your Book" Contest Award
Sponsored by Brown Girls Publishing
and NBBF
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Power Lunch MCs
David and Karen Brown
of BrownCo Publishing


 


Saturday, Oct. 29 @ 8:00 a.m.
Networking Breakfast*

MC/Hostess Shelita M. Anderson


Saturday, Oct. 29 @ 12 Noon
Book Club Meet and Greet

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


Saturday, October 29 @ 4:00 p.m.
Spoken Word Poetry Slam
Poet/Host: 
Victor B. Johnson Sr.
a/k/a Birdman 313
Author of six poetry books
 


Festival's Official Book Seller
Cushcity.com


2016 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 2016 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
2015 NBBF Newspaper here


2016 Participating Author Photos   

Rhonda Jackson Joseph   Oswald Scott
               

           Fon James             Karen Brown     
    

  Lydia Brew                  Tezlyn Figaro
      

June Montgomery                             
          Lewis              Debreka Handy

    

Vera Harris               K. K. Harris
    

         Lizy Jacob      Portia McGowan Green
    

        L. Lamont                Diamond McNulty
    

     Mary E. Evans   Shelita M. Anderson
   

  Krystle Barrington     Nikki Alexander    
  

    Chris Jones        Deneen A. Connor
  

Brother Prater                Nicole Hampton
    

Anthony Wilson           Josalyn Holiday
  

M. Mimi Sutton        Kenneth Braswell
    

   Olevia Henderson   Kamesha Shropshire
   

 Janice & Phillip Porter      Chris Holmes            

Val Pugh-Love                J. Reid      
 

                               Sierra
Andrea Williamson    Jones-Demouchet
  

      Swift                 Karla A. Baptiste
  

Catherine Bruce            Vanessa Werts
   

     Ashley Nicole           Laura Washington
  

       Keisha M. Lee        TaNitra Robinson
  

           Bea Lewis         Tabitha Dellahousye   
 

  Gina Humber            Marcus Haynes
    

Dr. Angelise Rouse         Glenda Dugar   
  

         E. B. Starr        Angie Ransome-Jones
 

Tomeekha Pitre           Wendy Magee  
    

Doniel Ervin                  Cory Cabri
   

    S. D. Laurence         Jennifer Ghoston
  

Dr. Katina Kennedy   Marilyn Randolph
   

Anita Allen-Penn                 Drell Lee         
   

         Connie B                 Lynne Jasames
   

D'Starr

 


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

Friday, Oct. 28, 2016
11:00 a.m.
Social Media 101


2:00 p.m.
Letís Get Drastic! Increase
Your Book Sales by Speaking


3:00 p.m.
Transforming Books Into Films


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

Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016
11:00 a.m.
Build Your Own Dream Team:
No One Does It Alone


12:00 p.m.

A Few Good Men --
A Path to Godly Fatherhood


1:00 p.m.

Table for 1, Please!
"He Said, She Said"


2:00 p.m.
The Next 10 Days: Ushering in America's 45th President



3:00 p.m.
Reclaiming Your Mental State and Breaking Down the Stigma of
Mental Illness


Create Your Own NBBF Seminar
Details Here


Book Club Central
2016 Participating Book Clubs
ArtBooksLife Book Club
Online
Brownstone Book Club
Houston, TX
(The) Cosmopolitan Ladies Book Club
Arlington, TX
Cushcity Book Club
Houston, TX
Missouri City Mocha & More Book Club
Missouri City, TX
Mixed Chronicles Book & Social Club
Dallas, TX
PEARLS Book Club
Houston, TX
Phenomenal Divas Book Club
Houston, TX
R.E.A.D. Book Club
Houston, TX
Sista2Sista Book Club
Dallas, TX
Sistahs of the Written Word
Houston, TX
Sister-Friends Book Club
Spring, 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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