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% deposit secures exhibitor table and includes website listing. As of 09/19/17, 83% of author tables are sold. Final balance is due within 30 days. NBBF was NOT affected by recent flooding in Houston. Click "Exhibitors" to register.

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Participating Publishers
IOI Publications
PHE INK-Writing Solutions Firm
Unique Pen Publishing

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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
Sherman L. Jenkins
Mercedes Johnson
Meldonna Jones
Carlton Lundy
Eleanor Riley
Roosevelt Sargent
Vincetta Denise Williams

 


Business/Leadership
Derrick J. Love

 

Children
Robyn Abdusamad

Doreen E. Allen
Shelita M. Anderson*
Juanda Ruth Bryant
Tonya Ellis
Mary E. Evans*
Terry Savoy Hadley
Josalyn Holiday*
LaChanda Huff
Pamela Jarmon-Wade*
"The Truth" Jones
V. Danielle McBride
Joshua and Veronique Scott
Tiarra Toon-Frazier
Johann Wilkerson
Dr. Porchanee' White
Alonda Williams


Christian Fiction
Sherron Elise

Bonnie Hopkins*
Patrice Wade Johnson

Shawana M. Rhodes

 

Education
 

Family/Relationships
Teresa Hailey

Nikki Perry
Tosha Smith-Mills
Torri Stuckey


Fantasy
 



Historical Fiction



History



Mainstream Fiction
Blacc Topp
Lydia Brew*
Karen Brown*
Phyllis Dixon
Malcolm Frierson
K. A. Howard
Norian Love
Keisha E. Pearson
Cicely Rue
Terrence "Weasel" Smith
Raquel M. R. Thomas
Brenda A. White*

 

Motivation/Self Help
Tim Bowers
Gina Carroll
Jessica Glover
Ashley Hearn
Patissia Hyman
iRis the Dream Whisperer
Rosalind Metcalf
Juan C. Moore
Nora Shariff
Raven Turner




Mystery/Suspense
 



Non-Fiction
Twylia Reid



Poetry
Judith Ansley
Kevin Bates*

Mica Furlow
Victor B. Johnson Sr.*
LaDonna Marie
R. J. Rahman
Shiarnice Taylor
 


Politics/Social Sciences
Gloria J. Browne-Marshall
 

 

Religious/Faith
Donnetta Austin
Delphine Berry
Shaneen Harvey
D. Grace Jackson
J. Ladd Johnson
Nicole Michelle
Deborah Allen Norman
Brother Prater*
Shevaughna Sweat-Lockley
Therese Taylor-Stinson*
Sugar Trask



Romance
D'Starr
Rhonda Jackson Joseph*
Valerie Renee
Corey Tanksley




Science Fiction
 


Teens/Y.A.
Cynae Punch Brown

Lakesa Cox


Urban Fiction
Angie K

Penelli
Zoe Ray

Miscellaneous
Gary Armstead
Collette Conner
Gentle Culpepper
Sharon Jackson
Lorraine Sherman Mason
Robin Munro
Brandie Rogers
Donya Russell
Annette Sears
Raymond Smith


National Black Book Festival News
(Current edition)


NBBF Supporting Authors
[Authors who cannot attend NBBF]
1 Love Publishing LLC
Tiffany D. Adams
Betty Bailey
Shawn Bayonne
Vanessa Betts
Neva Branch
William Byrd
Timia Carruthers
Dr. Terrence D. Duncan
Enfenati
Dr. LaWanda N. Evans
Angela Finnels
Marvell Gales
Valerie Glenn
Portia McGowan Green*
Brandy Hambrick
Lucinda Hollis
Houston Allied Training
Dr. Danita Hughes
Jazz Keyes
Briseis Lily
Ronald Lynch
Samuel Lynch
Ty Marshall
Merci L McKinley
Kaitlyn McKnight
Regina G. Mixon
Donnie P
Dr. Darrow Perkins Jr.
Eve Pierre
Francheska Price
Jasmine Pruitt
Tara Ratney

Phyllis Semien
QuiNina J. Sinceno
Dr. Dimitra J. Smith
Stagecraft Publishing
C. Austin Tucker*
Alika Turner
Jennifer Vassell
Daralynn Walker
Adolphus Ward
Ronika Ward
Blaine Way
Joy Wilkerson

Kimberly Williams
Meko Williams
Coretta Wren







 


 

 

This Week's Featured Book


Featured Video of the Week

Sunday Morning Trilogy
by Terry E. Hill


2017 Featured Authors
Friday, Oct. 27 @ 4:00 p.m.


Brian W. Smith
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ReShonda Tate Billingsley

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Saturday, Oct. 28
11:00 a.m.


Shashicka Tyre-Hill

12:00 p.m. (Noon)

Victoria Christopher Murray


Donna Hill

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1:00 p.m.

Mathew Knowles

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2:00 p.m.

Omar Tyree

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3:00 p.m.

GregAlan Williams

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:00 p.m.

 K'Wan


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

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8:00 p.m.
An Evening with GregAlan Williams
Location: Renae's Soul Food Restaurant
1672 FM 1960 West
$20.00 admission at the door


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 seven poetry books and 4 poetry chap books
 


Festival's Official Book Seller
Cushcity.com


2017 Festival Partners



    


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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
    

  Derrick J. Love   Raquel M. R. Thomas
   

Sherman L. Jenkins       Zoe Ray        
     

Dr. Porchanee'                          
        White              Doreen Allen  
    

Juanda Bryant       Corey Tanksley
  

Teresa Hailey     Patissia Hyman
   

 


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

Friday, Oct. 27, 2017
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


1:00 p.m.
Calm the Hell Down
Hosted by Author Patissia Hyman

 

2:00 p.m.
Seminar hosted by
Author Johann Wilkerson

 


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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