. . .Dozens of Authors
. . .Thousands of Readers
. . .All At One Event

October 22-24, 2015 - 8th Anniversary - Houston, Texas
Location:  Fallbrook Church - 12512 Walters Rd., Houston, TX 77014

Exhibit Hours:  Friday, October 23, 2015 - 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
                        Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

AUTHORS:  Early Bird Preferred registration for the 2015 NBBF is now open. A $50.00 deposit by Nov. 30th secures your table and includes NBBF website photo and inclusion in promotional video. Final balance of $175 due by July 31, 2015.  Click "Exhibitors" to register.

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2015 Participating Publishers
Southern Classic Publishing

2015 Participating Authors

(Click author name for web site; returning authors are indicated with *)

Linda Pennington Black



Pamela Jarmon-Wade*


Christian Fiction
Bonnie Hopkins*
Fon James*


Historical Fiction


Mainstream Fiction
Karen Brown*
Brenda A. White*

Motivation/Self Help

Oswald Scott*


Janis F. Kearney*

Kevin Bates*

Victor B. Johnson Sr.*
Patricia A. Saunders

Audre'L Davis-Jones
Gerald and Myrna Irons

Rhonda Jackson Joseph*

Science Fiction

Teens/Young Adults

Urban Fiction
Dante L. R. Harrell


National Black Book Festival News
(Current edition)

2014 NBBF
Houston Steering Committee

Fon James
Rhonda Jackson Joseph
Oswald Scott


This Week's Featured Book

Featured Video of the Week

2014 NBBF Promotional Video

2015 Featured Authors
[More featured authors TBA]
(Free admission to featured author sessions)



Victoria Christopher Murray

ReShonda Tate Billingsley


Mary Monroe

2015 Festival Hours
Friday, Oct. 23 - 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 24 - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Official Festival Events
All events will be at
Fallbrook Church
(Tickets must be purchased for events with *)

Thursday, Oct. 22 @ 7:00 p.m.

Welcome to Houston Reception*
MC/Hostess Pamela Jarmon-Wade


Friday, Oct. 23 @ 8:00 a.m.
Get Acquainted Breakfast*

M/C - Author Brenda A. White

Marketing Experts Show Authors How to Maximize Their Festival Experience

12:00 Noon
Power Lunch*
Guest Speaker: TBA


Saturday, Oct. 24 @ 8:00 a.m.
Networking Breakfast*

Saturday, Oct. 24 @ 12 Noon
Book Club Meet and Greet

Participating authors meet book clubs
to pitch their books
[Advance registration required]

Saturday, October 24 @ 4:00 p.m.
Spoken Word Poetry Slam
Victor B. Johnson Sr.
Author of Thoughts of Life and his new book, Birdman 313 Presents: The World in Poetry According to Him

Festival's Official Book Seller

2015 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 2015 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
2014 NBBF Newspaper here

Host Hotel - Sheraton North Houston


2015 Participating Author Photos   

Rhonda Jackson Joseph   Oswald Scott

           Fon James             Karen Brown     

Audre'L                         Patricia

     Dante Harrell       Janis F. Kearney

Gerald and Myrna Irons

Kevin Bates                     Linda Black


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

Friday, Oct. 23, 2015
5:00 p.m.
Bringing Out the Book In You

Create Your Own NBBF Seminar
Details Here

Book Club Central
2015 Participating Book Clubs
Cushcity Book Club
Houston, TX
PEARLS Book Club
Houston, TX
Phenomenal Divas Book Club
Houston, TX
R.E.A.D. Book Club
Houston, TX
Sister-Friends Book Club
Houston, TX
Sister-In-Spirit Book Club
Houston, TX
Sisters Who Enjoy Reading Book Club
Houston, TX

Register your book club via e-mail:


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