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: Early bird preferred registration for the 2020 NBBF is now open. A $50 deposit by Nov. 30th includes website photo and
holds your table w/the final payment not due until July 31, 2020. Register online here.

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Corporate Sponsors

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Small Business Vendors

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Participating Publishers

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Participating Authors
(Click author name for web site)

African Diaspora
 


Beauty/Health
 


Biography/Memoir

 


Business/Leadership


 

Children
Shelita M. Anderson
Mary E. Evans
Pamela Jarmon-Wade



Christian Fiction
Bonnie Hopkins
 

 

Education
 

Family/Relationships
A'Driana LaFaye




Fantasy
 



Historical Fiction
 



History
 

Horror



Mainstream Fiction

Brenda A. White

 

Motivation/Self Help




Mystery/Suspense



Non-Fiction


Poetry

 


Politics/Social Sciences
 


Religious/Faith



Romance



Science Fiction
 


Teens/Y.A.


Urban Fiction


Miscellaneous
 


National Black Book Festival News
(Current edition)


NBBF Supporting Authors
[Authors who cannot attend NBBF]













 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Featured Book

book
Kidz Biz
by Gwen Richardson

 


Featured Video of the Week

Prison: A Memoir
by Isiko Cooks


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


Karyn Parsons

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Brenda Jackson

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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


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


2019 Participating Author Photos   

Rhonda Jackson Joseph   Mary E. Evans
            

   Shelita M. Anderson  Bonnie Hopkins
         

Pamela Jarmon-Wade  Brenda A. White
         

A'Driana LaFaye

 


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.
Social Media 101


2:30 p.m.
Promotion:
The Key to Your Book's Success

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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)
The How-Tos of
Self-Publishing Your Book


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
Sisters Who Like to Read Book Club
Austin, TX
Sisters Who Like to Read Too Book Club
Austin, TX


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


 

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