Largest African-American Book Event in the South

FREE ADMISSION TO THE PUBLIC FOR AUTHOR EXHIBITS/SEMINARS
October 26-28, 2017 - 10th Anniversary - Houston, Texas
Location:  Fallbrook Church - 12512 Walters Rd., Houston, TX 77014

Exhibit Hours:  Friday, October 27, 2017 - 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
                        Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
     


AUTHORS: A $50.00 deposit secures exhibitor table for 2017 and includes website listing. Final balance is due by 07/31/17.
Click "Exhibitors" to register.

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

Beauty/Health
 


Biography/Memoir
Forrest J. Beverly

 


Business/Leadership
Donnie P

 

Children
Shelita M. Anderson*
Mary E. Evans*
Terry Savoy Hadley
Josalyn Holiday*
Pamela Jarmon-Wade*
Phyllis Semien
Alonda Williams


 

Christian Fiction
Bonnie Hopkins*

 

Education

 

Family/Relationships



Fantasy
 



Historical Fiction
Adolphus Ward



History


Mainstream Fiction
Lydia Brew*
Karen Brown*
Phyllis Dixon
Brenda A. White*

 

Motivation/Self Help
Brandy Hambrick
Tara Ratney




Mystery/Suspense
 



Non-Fiction



Poetry
Mica Furlow

Victor B. Johnson Sr.*
 


Politics/Social Sciences
 

 

Religious/Faith
Marvell Gales

C. Austin Tucker*
Joy Wilkerson



Romance
D'Starr
Rhonda Jackson Joseph*




Science Fiction
 


Teens/Young Adults



Urban Fiction
Angie K


 


National Black Book Festival News
(Current edition)


NBBF Supporting Authors
[Authors who cannot attend NBBF]
Eve Pierre



 


 

 

This Week's Featured Book


Featured Video of the Week

The Genesis Files
by Gwen Richardson


2017 Featured Authors
(Confirmed -- More to be announced)


GregAlan Williams

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Omar Tyree

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Victoria Christopher Murray

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ReShonda Tate Billingsley

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 K'Wan

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Brian W. Smith
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2017 Festival Hours
Friday, Oct. 27 - 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 28 - 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. 26 @ 7:00 p.m.

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


 


Friday, Oct. 27 @ 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*

"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. 28 @ 8:00 a.m.
Networking Breakfast*

MC/Hostess Shelita M. Anderson


Saturday, Oct. 28 @ 12 Noon
Book Club Meet and Greet

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


Saturday, October 28 @ 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 2017 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
2016 NBBF Newspaper here


2017 Participating Author Photos   

Rhonda Jackson Joseph   Karen Brown
            

      Mary E. Evans     Shelita M. Anderson
        

Pamela Jarmon-Wade  Victor Johnson
         

Brenda A. White     Bonnie Hopkins
     

   D'Starr                   Lydia Brew
   

Adolphus Ward     Phyllis Semien
   

Joy Wilkerson        Oswald Scott
   

     Donnie P                 Josalyn Holiday
   

Forrest J. Beverly         Mica Furlow
    

     Angie K                Phyllis Dixon
 

Marvell Gales

 


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

Friday, Oct. 27, 2017
11:00 a.m.
Letís Get Drastic! Increase
Your Book Sales by Speaking

2:00 p.m.
Social Media 101


Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017
10:00 a.m.
Bringing Out the Book In You

Create Your Own NBBF Seminar
Details Here


Book Club Central
2017 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 Reading Group
Houston, TX
Go On Girls Book Club Texas 1
Houston, TX
Mocha Diva Book Club
Houston, TX
PEARLS Book Club
Houston, TX
Phenomenal Divas Book Club
Houston, TX
R.E.A.D. Book Club
Houston, TX



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


 

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