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Corporate Sponsors

SHE Publishing LLC

Sandra Evers-Manly
Children's Author





Participating Publishers
A'Lure Publishing, LLC

Amazon KDP Publishing

BK Royston Publishing

Black Odyssey Media

Moore Publishing Company

Oluwa Inc-Worldview Homeschool

SHE Publishing LLC

Write and Vibe

Small Business Vendors
Female Matters LLC


Participating Authors
(Click author name for web site)

African Diaspora
Tanasia Poke

Doc Spoon


Sandra Braham
DeAndrae Hinton
Shareen King
Charkes Nesbitt
Lester Patrick
Masika Ray
Dr. Beverly Eagle Rogers
Patricia Saunders
Robert Thomas

James Fulton
Michelle Fuqua
Gary Hartfield
Patricia O'Neal
Donnie P
Carlissa Runnels
Vincent Watson
Dr. Sabrina N. Williams

Shelita M. Anderson
Omar Bala
Timsha Batiste
Sanaa Chege
Kamshia Childs
Tiffany Clark
Renetta Daniels
Dr. Phyllis Donatto
Latrice English
Mary E. Evans
Alexis Flowers
Shanquilla Gamble
Kylin Green
Shun Hartley
Joseph Henderson
Ashley Irvin
Amani Jackson
Pamela Jarmon-Wade
Michelle Knight
Olivia Marmion
Belinda Mays
Dana McCall
Tierra McCline-Jones
Deidra Nelson
Cecille Walks Peace
Dr. Sherrie Poitier-Liscombe
Tyrese Rice
Angela Rosko
Gin Spaulding
Shanna Ward
Maia Wiggins
Shannon Wilson

Christian Fiction
John Dewberry
W Mason Dunn
La'Toya Guillory
Bonnie Hopkins
Ashley Knight
Brooke Lewis
Valencia Lloyd
Shalonda McFarland
Stephanie M. Seaton

Kerry Brooks
Josiah Jackson
Linda Johnson

Alexandria August
Athra Bodhi
Danielle Coulanges
Coretha Davenport
Adrienne Denham
Rhonda Foster
Virginia Dale Manning
Ronnette White

Armani Borden
Edwin Brown
Torrie Q. Jones
Traviona Jones
K. N. Reid
Omari Richards

Historical Fiction
Bobby Forte
Bari Robinson

Lane Fobbs

Rhonda Jackson Garcia

Mainstream Fiction
Amanda G
Chevel Nelson
Hollywood Robinson
Carla Stewart
Rayna Sun
Brenda A. White

Motivation/Self Help
Sherry Buckley-Brown
Khadijah Butler
Kimberly Smith Dauterive
Monique Denton
Shanteral Doucett
September Faison
Durrell Howell
Shanell Monique
Latonya Stewart
Lesley Turner
Phyllis Whitley

Carolyn Boykin

Tasha Bullock
Marlene Carter
Antwan Floyd
Earnest Lee
Geletta Shavers

Charlene Harry
Mattie Leonard
Felecia Marshall

Royce Martin
Otis Reliford

Akassia Alexandria
Jamela Brown
Yvonne Cooper
William Davis
Paul Webster
Leona Nicholas Welch
J. W. Young

Politics/Social Sciences
Tina Wright

Carolyn Ayers
Marquies Byrd
LaToya Cadlett
Sharon Elliott
Ray Francis
Melvin Hawkins
Sheila Henderson
Yolanda Hill
Timothy Hughes
Dona Mitchell
Ebonie Pritchett
Mara Prose
Dr. Rhonda Sneed

Natasha Frazier

Science Fiction
Patricia Hopkins


Urban Fiction
Tanaijsa Brutus
Barron Smith
Tara Taylor

Angela Bates
Heide Beasley
Shenna Bradley
Veronica Brooks
William Byrd
Terrance Carson
MelRose Corley
Marline Duroseau
Cheryl Freeman
Jeremy Graves
Shondell Hazer
Shantelle Lucas
Ellisha Newton
Charity Reid
Tonee Shelton
Jasmine Tilman
Toya Vickers

NBBF Supporting Authors
(Unable to attend event)

Fay Ferguson
Maurice Hicks
Joanna Holloway
Lauren Lacey




Featured Book


Exodus From Treachery
by Gwen Richardson,
NBBF National Coordinator

Featured Video of the Week

Learn More About Our Weekly,
Live-Streamed Show
Black Authors Matter TV

2024 Featured Authors

Saturday, Oct. 19 @ Noon

Vanessa Miller
Best-Selling Christian Fiction Author

Saturday, Oct. 19 @ 1:00 p.m.

Best-Selling, Award-Winning Author


Saturday, Oct. 19 @ 2:00 p.m.

April Ryan
Journalist and Best-Selling Author

Saturday, Oct. 19 @ 3:00 p.m.

ReShonda Tate
Best-Selling, Award-Winning Author

Saturday, Oct. 19 @ 4:00 p.m.

Dr. Ian K. Smith
Best-Selling Author, TV Personality,
and Physician

Saturday, Oct. 19
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Children's Festival

**All children that attend the Children's Festival will receive one FREE book

     Black Authors Matter Children's Book Award Winners Announced
@ 10:45 a.m.

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We also have Black Authors Matter caps,
tote bags, mugs, and playing cards.

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Special Events
(Ticket purchase required)

Thursday, Oct. 17, 2024
7:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception

Friday, Oct. 18, 2024
9:30 a.m.
Get Acquainted Breakfast
(Included with author table)

Saturday, Oct. 19, 2024
8:00 a.m.
Networking Breakfast
(Included with author table)

(FREE admission to all seminars)

Friday, Oct. 18, 2024
Author Enhancement Sessions

1:00 p.m.
Write the Book That
Builds Your Brand

2:00 p.m.
Finding Your Audience on Amazon

3:00 p.m.
Maximizing Your
Social Media Influence

4:00 p.m
Why Do I Need An Agent?

5:00 p.m.
Publishers Panel:
What Publishers Are Looking for
When Signing New Authors


Saturday, Oct. 19, 2024

10:00 a.m.
Bringing Out the Book In You

11:00 a.m.
Book to Film: Flipping the Script

12:00 p.m.
Living Life On and With P.U.R.P.O.S.E.


1:00 p.m.
The Six-Figure Author Formula

2:00 p.m.
Overcoming Fear in the Marketplace

3:00 p.m.
Verses and Timepieces:
Mastering the Art of Timing in Writing


Create Your Own Seminar

NBBF Literary Correspondent
Dr. Rhonda Lawson

Live interviews throughout the NBBF
weekend are conducted by Dr. Lawson


Order literary-themed
t-shirts HERE

Fallbrook Church (Brook Sports)
Site for 2024 NBBF (Oct 17-19)

For NBBF attendees who are staying the entire weekend, feel free to worship with Fallbrook
on Sunday @ 8 or 11 a.m.

Book Your Room at Our Host Hotel
Sheraton North Houston

Recommended Airport: IAH

2024 Participating Author Photos   

Rhonda Jackson Garcia   Mary E. Evans

   Shelita M. Anderson  Bonnie Hopkins

Pamela Jarmon-Wade  Brenda A. White

       John Dewberry        Vincent Watson

  La'Toya Guillory            Leona Welch    

Paul Webster            Ray Francis

Geletta Shavers          Tasha Bullock

Melvin Hawkins          Khadijah Butler

         Tina Wright        Joseph Henderson

Torrie Q Jones           Traviona Jones

    Bari Robinson         Charkes Nesbitt

  Alexis Flowers         Mattie Leonard

Adrienne Denham        Michelle Fuqua  

Patricia Hopkins        Gin Spaulding

Sandra Braham           Donnie P      

Kimberly Dauterive        Carolyn Boykin

 Omari Richards       Dr. Rhonda Sneed

                                 Dr. Sherrie
Virginia Dale Manning    Poitier-Liscombe

   Angela Rosko         Ebonie Pritchett

Carla Stewart            Sanaa Chege

Akassia Alexandria       Sharon Elliott     

Patricia Saunders        Shanna Ward

   Shareen King         Carlissa Runnels

Latonya Stewart          Yolanda Hill   

Dr. Phyllis Donatto          Dona Mitchell    

    Rhonda Foster        Shanteral Doucett

Dr Sabrina Williams    Alexandria August

Yvonne Cooper          Gary Hartfield

   Amanda G             Timothy Hughes

Tara Taylor              Doc Spoon

Tanasia Poke           Linda Johnson


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