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: Late registration rates are now in effect. A 50% deposit secures exhibitor table and includes website listing.
As of 06/26/17, 82% of author tables are sold. Final balance is due by 07/31/17. Click "Exhibitors" to register.

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Small Business Vendors
Houston Allied Training

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Participating Publishers
1 Love Publishing LLC
PHE INK-Writing Solutions Firm

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

Beauty/Health
Lisa Harris
Daniel Solomon
 


Biography/Memoir
Forrest J. Beverly
Neva Branch
Lucinda Hollis
Sherman L. Jenkins
Meldonna Jones
Eleanor Riley
Roosevelt Sargent
Ronika Ward
Vincetta Denise Williams

 


Business/Leadership
Donnie P
Dr. Danita Hughes

 

Children
Robyn Abdusamad

Doreen E. Allen
Shelita M. Anderson*
Vanessa Betts
Tonya Ellis
Mary E. Evans*
Portia McGowan Green*
Terry Savoy Hadley
Josalyn Holiday*
LaChanda Huff
Pamela Jarmon-Wade*
"The Truth" Jones
V. Danielle McBride
Jasmine Pruitt
Phyllis Semien
Tiarra Toon-Frazier
Jennifer Vassell
Johann Wilkerson
Alonda Williams
Coretta Wren



 

Christian Fiction
Sherron Elise

Bonnie Hopkins*
Patrice Wade Johnson

Shawana M. Rhodes

 

Education

 

Family/Relationships
Enfenati
Ronald Lynch
Nikki Perry
Torri Stuckey


Fantasy
 



Historical Fiction



History


Mainstream Fiction
Lydia Brew*
Karen Brown*
Phyllis Dixon
Malcolm Frierson
K. A. Howard
Keisha E. Pearson
Cicely Rue
Terrence "Weasel" Smith
Brenda A. White*

 

Motivation/Self Help
Betty Bailey
William Byrd
Dr. Terrence D. Duncan
Valerie Glenn
Jessica Glover
Ashley Hearn
Jazz Keyes
Samuel Lynch
Rosalind Metcalf
Nora Shariff
Raven Turner
Meko Williams




Mystery/Suspense
 



Non-Fiction
Twylia Reid



Poetry
Judith Ansley
Kevin Bates*

Shawn Bayonne
Mica Furlow

Victor B. Johnson Sr.*
R. J. Rahman
Shiarnice Taylor
 


Politics/Social Sciences
 

 

Religious/Faith
Donnetta Austin
Marvell Gales

Shaneen Harvey
iRis the Dream Whisperer
D. Grace Jackson
J. Ladd Johnson
Nicole Michelle
Regina G. Mixon
Deborah Allen Norman
Brother Prater*
QuiNina J. Sinceno
Shevaughna Sweat-Lockley
Therese Taylor-Stinson*
Sugar Trask
C. Austin Tucker*
Joy Wilkerson



Romance
D'Starr
Rhonda Jackson Joseph*
Valerie Renee




Science Fiction
 


Teens/Y.A.
Cynae Punch Brown

Lakesa Cox
Briseis Lily


Urban Fiction
Tia Barnes
Angie K

Ty Marshall
Kimberly Williams

 


National Black Book Festival News
(Current edition)


NBBF Supporting Authors
[Authors who cannot attend NBBF]
Tiffany D. Adams
Dr. LaWanda N. Evans

Brandy Hambrick
Kaitlyn McKnight
Eve Pierre
Tara Ratney
Dr. Dimitra J. Smith
Alika Turner
Adolphus Ward




 


 

 

This Week's Featured Book


Featured Video of the Week

ByWord: A Nation Called Out of
Their Name
by Elder Mark Makabi


2017 Featured Authors

GregAlan Williams

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Mathew Knowles

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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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Shashicka Tyre-Hill

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Brian W. Smith
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Donna Hill

 


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 *)

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



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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*

"Master Marketer" Author Contest Award
Sponsored by NBBF
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Power Lunch MCs
David and Karen Brown
of BrownCo Publishing

Power Lunch Keynote Speaker
Pat Tucker, Author and Media Specialist


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6:00 p.m.
FREE Concert with
Gospel/Jazz Violinist Daniel D


Saturday, Oct. 28 @ 8:00 a.m.
Networking Breakfast*

MC/Hostess Shelita M. Anderson

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Saturday, Oct. 28 - 10 to Noon
Children's Festival
Within the Festival

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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 @ 5:00 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


2017 Festival Partners



    


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ONLY $15.00 each


 


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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      Dr. Danita Hughes
   

                             Therese 
     Ronika Ward         Taylor-Stinson
      

              Portia           iRis the Dream     
McGowan-Green     Whisperer
            

Lucinda Hollis        Brother Prater
  

Terrence                               
"Weasel" Smith     Tiffany D. Adams

  

"The Truth" Jones   Shawana M. Rhodes
  

V. Danielle McBride    Nora Shariff  
   

 Valerie Renee        Judith Ansley
   

Sherron Elise          Twylia Reid
   

Deborah Norman        Sugar Trask
  

Malcolm Frierson    LaChanda Huff
    

 


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

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

11:00 a.m.
Why Should I Care?
The Changing Publishing Industry

 

12:00 p.m.
A Few Good Men --
A Path to Godly Fatherhood


2:00 p.m.
How to Start a Publishing Company


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
Hou, TX
Leading Ladies Book Club
Crystal Springs, MS
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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