Largest African-American Book Event in the South

FREE ADMISSION TO THE PUBLIC FOR AUTHOR EXHIBITS/SEMINARS

October 24-26, 2019 - 12th Anniversary - Houston, Texas
Location:  Fallbrook Church - 12512 Walters Rd., Houston, TX 77014
Exhibit Hours:  Friday, October 25, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

                        Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
     


Authors: To register as a participating author at the 2019 NBBF, a $100.00 deposit holds your table, includes name and link
on the NBBF website, w/final payment due by July 31.  As of March 15, 66% of tables are sold. Register here.

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Corporate Sponsors
Woodforest National Bank

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Small Business Vendors
A God-Inspired Boutique

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Participating Publishers
BK Royston Publishing

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Non-Profit Partners
Speak Your Victory Ministries, Inc

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Participating Authors
(Click author name for web site)

African Diaspora
Dr. LaShonda Jackson-Dean


Beauty/Health
 


Biography/Memoir
Nicole Clark
Darius Pettway
Katrina Vantassell

 


Business/Leadership
Myran Jones

 

Children
Angela Adley

Shelita M. Anderson
Petra Auguste
Ameikah Black
Beverly Boone
Elizabeth Brown
Bird Collier
Nancy Devereaux
Yusuf El
Mary E. Evans
Anjeanette Gunter
Josalyn Holiday
Belinda Mays
Portia McGowan Green
Pamela Jarmon-Wade
Dave Norman
April Spotsville



Christian Fiction
L. D. Collins

Sherron Elise
Bonnie Hopkins
LaToya Geter Shockley
 

 

Education
William Byrd
Audrey and Larry Jones
J. D. Parks
LaFredrick D. Smith
 

Family/Relationships
L. M. Bennett
Shelly Lee
Michelle Nicole
Harold Phifer




Fantasy
Denna Davis

A. L. Riley



Historical Fiction


History
 

Horror
Rhonda Jackson Joseph



Mainstream Fiction

Lydia Brew
Audrey Brown

Brenda A. White

 

Motivation/Self Help
Peggy Ferguson

K. Akua Gray
Keila Harris
Deon Hogan
Mecheline Muhammad
Latanza Warren





Mystery/Suspense



Non-Fiction
Grecia Chasteen
Loud Pen
Lorraine Holmes Milton



Poetry
Akilah Griffin

F. Renee Hamilton
Brenda Stanley

 


Politics/Social Sciences
 


Religious/Faith
Desolyn Hicks
Latanya M. Hughes
LaShundra Smith
Angela Weir



Romance
Edwina Fort
Lori A. Hendricks
Angela Monay




Science Fiction
 


Teens/Y.A.
 


Urban Fiction
Porsha Deun
Tiera Jones

Mandi Rain
Samantha Sanchez
Derrick James Thornton


Miscellaneous

 


National Black Book Festival News
(Current edition)


NBBF Supporting Authors
[Authors who cannot attend NBBF]









 


 

 

Featured Book


The Genesis Files
by Gwen Richardson


Featured Video of the Week

Support African-American Literature


2019 Featured Authors
(Additional authors will be added)


Sheryl Lee Ralph

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Victoria Christopher Murray and
ReShonda Tate Billingsley

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Tiffany L. Warren

 


Joylynn Ross a/k/a E. N. Joy

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Brandon Massey

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Christina C. Jones

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Anita Bunkley

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Etan Thomas
Former NBA Player


2019 Festival Hours
Friday, Oct. 25 - 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 26 - 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 *)

Thursday, Oct. 24 @ 7:00 p.m.
Welcome to Houston Reception*

MC/Hostess Pamela Jarmon-Wade


 


Friday, Oct. 25 @ 8:00 a.m.
Get Acquainted Breakfast*


M/C - Author Brenda A. White

Marketing Expert Shows Authors How to Maximize Their Festival Experience

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12:00 Noon
Power Lunch*

Power Lunch Speaker
Author Norma Jarrett


 


Saturday, Oct. 26 @ 8:00 a.m.
Networking Breakfast*

MC/Hostess
Houston Author, Shelita M. Anderson

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Saturday, Oct. 26 - 10 a.m. to Noon
Children's Festival
Within NBBF

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Saturday, Oct. 26 @ 12 Noon
Book Club Meet and Greet

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


Festival's Official Book Seller
Cushcity.com


2019 Festival Partners



    


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Fallbrook Church (Brook Sports)
Site for 2019 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
2018 NBBF Newspaper here


2019 Participating Author Photos   

Rhonda Jackson Joseph   Mary E. Evans
            

   Shelita M. Anderson  Bonnie Hopkins
         

Pamela Jarmon-Wade  Brenda A. White
         

           Portia                                         
McGowan-Green      Ameikah Black

   

  Myran Jones       Brenda Stanley
  

   Dr. LaShonda                                     
      
Jackson-Dean     Katrina Vantassell      
  

   Tiera Jones        Darius Pettway
  

L. D. Collins             J. D. Parks
   

 Desolyn Hicks      Peggy Ferguson
  

  Sherron Elise       Josalyn Holiday
   

      Lydia Brew      Latanya M. Hughes
   

  Mandi Rain           Harold Phifer
  

      Angela Adley     LaFredrick D. Smith
   

Audrey and Larry Jones

Anna Riley           Angela Weir
  


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

Friday, Oct. 25, 2019
2:00 p.m.
Social Media 101

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Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019
10:00 a.m.
Bringing Out the Book In You


11:00 a.m.
Debt-Free College
Financed With Scholarships


12:00 p.m. (Noon)
The How-Tos of
Self-Publishing Your Book


1:00 p.m.
School-to-Prison Pipeline


2:00 p.m.
emPowHering YOU:
Tips for Finding Your Voice

Create Your Own NBBF Seminar
Details Here


Book Club Central
2018 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 Church Reading Group
Houston, TX

Go On Girls Book Club Texas 1
Houston, TX
Mommy Network
Houston, TX
Sisters Who Like to Read Book Club
Austin, TX
Sisters Who Like to Read Too Book Club
Austin, TX


Register your book club via e-mail:
bookclub@nationalblackbookfestival.com


 

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