. . .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:  Early Bird Registration for the 2016 National Black Book Festival is now open and ends Feb. 29th. A $50 deposit will hold your table and includes your name and link on the website within 48 hours.  Click "Exhibitors" to register.

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Commercial Sponsors
Houston Home Security Judge

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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

Debreka Handy*
J. Monroe
June Montgomery Lewis


Business/Economics

 

Children
Shelita M. Anderson*
Rachel BB and Juacclyn Nikol
Kenneth Braswell

J. L. Cheatham II
Mary E. Evans*
Portia McGowan Green*
Vera Harris
Josalyn Holiday
Pamela Jarmon-Wade*
Teresha Rue-Hughes
M. Mimi Sutton


 

Christian Fiction
Bonnie Hopkins*
Fon James*
Tamika Trammel
Andrea Williamson
 


Family/Relationships
L. T. Dixon

Phillip Porter
Brother Prater


Fantasy
 



Historical Fiction
Phyllis Dixon*

 



History



Mainstream Fiction
Lydia Brew*
Karen Brown*
L. Lamont*
Nicole Hampton
Briseis S. Lily
J. Reid
Brenda A. White*

 

Motivation/Self Help
Krystle Barrington
Olevia Henderson
Chris Holmes
Carol McBride
Diamond McNulty
Tanya J. Miller

Angie Ransome-Jones
Oswald Scott*
Dr. Hearley Smith*
Sheila R. Walls
Anthony Wilson




Mystery/Suspense
Jean Nicole Rivers
Reicko Smith

 



Non-Fiction
 


Poetry
Victor B. Johnson Sr.*
 


Politics
Tezlyn Figaro*

 

Religious/Faith
Twana Nuniss

Janice Pender*
Pastor Michael A. Pender*



Romance
Deneen A. Connor

Joan Early
Brandon Harper

Rhonda Jackson Joseph*
D'Hania Miller
Saby Stone




Science Fiction
 


Teens/Young Adults
Chris Jones



Urban Fiction
Sheena Binkley
Jessie Blade

Christian Cashelle
Kanika Harris
Lizy Jacob*
M'Hogany*
Toye Morris
Ceia R. White
Jessica Wren


 


National Black Book Festival News
(Current edition)


NBBF Supporting Authors
[Authors who cannot attend NBBF]
Daniel Iyeks


 

 

This Week's Featured Book


Featured Video of the Week

National Black Book Festival Salutes
Authors for Black History Month


2016 Featured Authors
More featured authors TBA
(Free admission to featured author sessions)
 


Carl Weber

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Victoria Christopher Murray

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ReShonda Tate Billingsley

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Wahida Clark

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Omar Tyree


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*

 


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 Thoughts of Life and his new book, Birdman 313 Presents: The World in Poetry According to Him
 


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.


Download the
2015 NBBF Newspaper here


Host Hotel - Sheraton North Houston

 


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           Chris Holmes          
   

 


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

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


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


Create Your Own NBBF Seminar
Details Here


Book Club Central
2016 Participating Book Clubs
ArtBooksLife Book Club
Online
Cushcity Book Club
Houston, TX
Missouri City Mocha & More Book Club
Missouri City, TX
Phenomenal Divas Book Club
Houston, TX


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


 

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