Day One: Friday, October 22, 2021 - Virtual Event Schedule
FREE - No registration required
Live-streamed via NBBF's Facebook Page here

All times are CST
Activity Participants(s)
8:30 a.m. Welcome to 2021 NBBF Gwen Richardson (NBBF Coordinator); NBBF Managers: Brenda A. White, Shelita Anderson, Pamela Jarmon Wade, Mary Evans
8:45 a.m. Video presentations  
9:00 a.m. Biography/Memoir, Motivational, Non-Fiction Group Interviews Group (Bio): Larry Singleton, Vashti Sherrod, Ini Veillard, Charles Wiley, Dr. Sheila Williams
Group (Mot): Doris Cole, Latoya Dameron, Keila Harris, Brittney Kendle, Eva Kennedy, Michelle Morris, Sugar Trask
Group (NF): Diferent Caldwell, Dr. Barbara Collins, Cissy Jones, LeTysha Montgomery, Ersula K. Odom, Daphne Robinson, Gregory Stallworth
10:00 a.m. Seminar: Bringing Out the Book In You

Bonnie Hopkins (Christian fiction author of five novels)


11:00 a.m. African Diaspora, History, Politics Interviews One-on-One: John Clark, Alois Clemons, Dennis DeLoach, Dr. Daniel Domini

Group: Alyssa Rachelle, Norman McCullough, U WK, Dr. Walter Curry, Ramon Jackson, Murphy Moultry

12:00 Noon Seminar: The How-Tos of Self-Publishing Your Book Julia Royston, BK Royston Publishing
1:00 - 1:15 p.m. Break - Intermission  
1:15 - 2:00 p.m. Education, Teens & Young Adult, Poetry Author Interviews One-on-One: Yvonne Henderson, Audrey/Larry Jones, Angela M. Newman


Group: Veda Green, AmberElizabeth Addison-Scott, Tyiesha Johnson, Kevin Bates

2:00 p.m. Seminar: Finding Your Audience on Amazon Tricia Gallagher, Program Manager, Amazon KDP
3:00 p.m. Christian Fiction, Historical Fiction, Mainstream Fiction, Mystery/Thriller Author Interviews One-on-One: Sherron Elise, Tracee Garner, Curley West, AudreyAnn Moses, MJ Simms-Maddox


Group: Michelle Coles, Sir Wolfdogg Lanier-French, Barbara Mostella, Karen Williams-Tisdel

4:00 p.m. Seminar: Taking the Look of Your Book to the Next Level Pam Perry
President, Pam Perry PR
5:00 p.m. Motivation/Self-Help Author Interviews One-on-One: Erline Belton, Alan Benson, Anntricia Bray, Rodney A. Brooks, Dr. Marietta Brown, Dr. Tana M. Session


5:50 p.m. Break - Intermission  
6:00 p.m. Seminar: Book to Film: Flipping the Script N'Tyse (Novelist, screenwriter, film producer)
7:00 p.m. Book Club Meet and Greet Participating authors and book clubs
8:00 p.m. Break  
8:05 p.m. Non-Fiction, Poetry, Biography/Memoir Author Interviews One-on-One: Felicia Taylor E., Debra Thompson, Janis Kearney, Dr. Cynthia J. Lewis-Hickman, John & Linda Osborne, Charity Spears



9:15 p.m. Fantasy/Romance/Urban Fiction Author Interviews One-on-One: Brenda Hardwick, S.T. Rucker, Danesha Little, Talva Holsey, Tiera Jones, C. D. Giles, Kim Green


Group: Denna Davis, N.D. Jones, Marc Beausejour, Shawana Rhodes

10:30 p.m. Giveaways  

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