2012 NATIONAL BLACK BOOK FESTIVAL NEWSPAPER
AVAILABLE AT HOUSTON AREA KROGER, HEB AND FIESTA STORES
May 17, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HOUSTON, TX – Starting Friday, May 18, 2012, the newspaper for the 2012 National Black Book Festival will be available in all Houston area Kroger, HEB and Fiesta Stores. The full-color tabloid includes the entire schedule of activities for this year’s fifth annual event, as well as other relevant information. The tabloid paper will be available in the stores through June 15th.
The 5th annual National Black Book Festival will be held June 8-10, 2012 in Houston, Texas, at the downtown Doubletree Hotel. More than 100 African-American authors and thousands of book club members and readers will converge in Houston during the largest indoor gathering of African-American authors in the world. Participating authors from more than 30 states will showcase, sign and sell their books during the weekend event.
New York Times bestselling authors Walter Mosley and Eric Jerome Dickey will join urban fiction powerhouse Wahida Clark and successful mainstream fiction author Mary B. Morrison as headliners for the event.
Other featured authors for the Festival include:
In addition, highlights of the Festival include:
NBBF is sponsored by Cushcity.com, the world’s largest African-American online retailer with over 20,000 products online. Admission to the Festival is only $5.00 per day for adults and teens. Admission is free for children 12 and under.
For more information, visit the Festival web site: www.nationalblackbookfestival.com or call the National Black Book Festival headquarters at 1-800-340-5454.
Gwen Richardson, National Coordinator