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

FREE ADMISSION TO THE PUBLIC FOR AUTHOR EXHIBITS/SEMINARS
October 27-29, 2016 - 9th Anniversary - Houston, Texas
Location:  Fallbrook Church - 12512 Walters Rd., Houston, TX 77014

Exhibit Hours:  Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
                        Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
     


AUTHORS:  Standard Registration for 2016 Nat'l Black Book Festival requires $100 deposit, includes name and link on website w/in 48 hrs w/final payment due by July 31.  Author tables are 84% sold as of 04/28/16.  Click "Exhibitors" to register.

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Commercial Sponsors
Houston Home Security Judge

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Small Business Vendors
The Insiders Book Club

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Participating Publishers
7th Sign Publishing

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

Beauty/Health
Dr. Katina Davis-Kennedy

Monica Palmer
 


Biography/Memoir
Nikki Alexander

Karla Antoinette Baptiste
Glenda Dugar
Debreka Handy*
Tohnyonah Jackson
J. Monroe
June Montgomery Lewis


Business/Leadership

 

Children
Shelita M. Anderson*
Rachel BB and Juacclyn Nikol
Kenneth Braswell

J. L. Cheatham II
Shawna Doyle
Mary E. Evans*
Portia McGowan Green*
Vera Harris
Josalyn Holiday
Gina Humber
Kenji L. Jackson
Pamela Jarmon-Wade*
Kam & Niya
Val Pugh-Love
Samantha Pegues
Teresha Rue-Hughes
Le'Star Stoglin
M. Mimi Sutton
A. R. Wells
Syreeta White-Phillips
Mon Trice Williams


 

Christian Fiction
Tabitha Dellahousye

Bonnie Hopkins*
Fon James*
Sierra Jones-Demouchet
Jennifer Malone
E. B. Starr
D. Michelle Thompson
Tamika Trammel
Jackie Trammell
Andrea Williamson
 

Education

 

Family/Relationships
Danine Diew
L. T. Dixon

Bea Lewis
J. R. Mack
Vanessa Patterson
Janice Porter
Phillip Porter
Brother Prater
Candace Tuck
Remon Tuck
Vonzella Watson
Jamal Watters


Fantasy
Aiyana Bey
Marcus Haynes*



Historical Fiction
Phyllis Dixon*

 



History
James Jones III


Mainstream Fiction
Lydia Brew*
Karen Brown*
Sheryl Grace
Dorcas Graham
L. Lamont*
Nicole Hampton
Briseis S. Lily
J. Reid
Vanessa Werts
Brenda A. White*

 

Motivation/Self Help
Victoria Amidou
Krystle Barrington
DB Bedford
Erica L. Carr
Sekou J. B. Gargonnu
Michella Gurley
Ihsan Hasan
Olevia Henderson
Chris Holmes
Keisha M. Lee
Brian Liles
Carol McBride
Diamond McNulty
Tanya J. Miller

Kaleb Muhammad
Angie Ransome-Jones
Oswald Scott*
Kamesha Shropshire
Dereik Smith
Dr. Hearley Smith*
Karen Taylor-Bass
Sheila R. Walls
Laura Washington
Anthony Wilson
Doneareum Winston




Mystery/Suspense
Jean Nicole Rivers
Reicko Smith

VL Towler
Mimi Washington
 



Non-Fiction
Catherine Fleming Bruce
 


Poetry
Kia Barlow
S. Hafer Bronson
Jerald Brown
Damion Catledge
Simone A. Grier
Ranieka F. Johnson

Victor B. Johnson Sr.*
Tatjana Lightbourn
Chauntae Knuckles
Alfonzo and La Trisha McIntosh

Ashley Wilkins


Politics/Social Sciences
Jamil Aaron
Karma Banks
Tezlyn Figaro*

Arelia Johnson

 

Religious/Faith
Patsy Bazile
Sharon Blackmon
Phyllis Clemmons
Chamarian Eaglin
Doniel Ervin
Janice Freel
Lorna Gallimore
Tracey K. George
Leah Nicole
Twana Nuniss
Janice Pender*
Pastor Michael A. Pender*
C. Austin Tucker



Romance
Deneen A. Connor

Joan Early
Angel Gary
Brandon Harper

Rhonda Jackson Joseph*
D'Hania Miller
Tomeekha Pitre
Saby Stone
Tache Williams




Science Fiction
 


Teens/Young Adults
Chris Jones
Dr. Angelise Rouse



Urban Fiction
Sheena Binkley
Jessie Blade

Arlene Brathwaite
Christian Cashelle

Shemeka Floyd
Kanika Harris
Lizy Jacob*
M'Hogany*
Toye Morris
Skip Shockley
Dr. A. L. Smith
Sammodah Speaks
Swift
Ceia R. White
Charleen Williams
Jessica Wren

 


National Black Book Festival News
(Current edition)


NBBF Supporting Authors
[Authors who cannot attend NBBF]
Daniel Iyeks


 

 

This Week's Featured Book


Featured Video of the Week

101 Scholarship Applications: What It Takes to Obtain a Debt-Free College Education
by Gwen Richardson


2016 Featured Authors
More featured authors TBA
(Free admission to featured author sessions)


Wendell Pierce

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Carl Weber

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Victoria Christopher Murray

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ReShonda Tate Billingsley

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Wahida Clark

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Omar Tyree

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Valerie Wilson Wesley

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Maureen Smith


2016 Festival Hours
Friday, Oct. 28 - 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 29 - 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. 27 @ 7:00 p.m.

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


 


Friday, Oct. 28 @ 8:00 a.m.
Get Acquainted Breakfast*


M/C - Author Brenda A. White

Marketing Experts Show Authors How to Maximize Their Festival Experience

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12:00 Noon
Power Lunch*

Power Lunch Speaker
Brian W. Smith
Bestselling author of 15 novels

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"Boost Your Book" Contest Award
Sponsored by Brown Girls Publishing
and NBBF
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Power Lunch MCs
David and Karen Brown
of BrownCo Publishing


 


Saturday, Oct. 29 @ 8:00 a.m.
Networking Breakfast*

MC/Hostess Shelita M. Anderson


Saturday, Oct. 29 @ 12 Noon
Book Club Meet and Greet

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


Saturday, October 29 @ 4:00 p.m.
Spoken Word Poetry Slam
Poet/Host: 
Victor B. Johnson Sr.
a/k/a Birdman 313
Author of Thoughts of Life and his new book, Birdman 313 Presents: The World in Poetry According to Him
 


Festival's Official Book Seller
Cushcity.com


2016 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 2016 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
2015 NBBF Newspaper here


Host Hotel - Sheraton North Houston

 


2016 Participating Author Photos   

Rhonda Jackson Joseph   Oswald Scott
               

           Fon James             Karen Brown     
    

  Lydia Brew                  Tezlyn Figaro
      

June Montgomery                             
          Lewis              Debreka Handy

    

Vera Harris               K. K. Harris
    

         Lizy Jacob      Portia McGowan Green
    

        L. Lamont                Diamond McNulty
    

     Mary E. Evans   Shelita M. Anderson
   

  Krystle Barrington     Nikki Alexander    
  

    Chris Jones        Deneen A. Connor
  

Brother Prater                Nicole Hampton
    

Anthony Wilson           Josalyn Holiday
  

M. Mimi Sutton        Kenneth Braswell
    

   Olevia Henderson   Kamesha Shropshire
   

 Janice & Phillip Porter      Chris Holmes            

Val Pugh-Love                J. Reid      
 

                               Sierra
Andrea Williamson    Jones-Demouchet
  

      Swift                 Karla A. Baptiste
  

Catherine Bruce            Vanessa Werts
   

     Ashley Nicole           Laura Washington
  

       Keisha M. Lee        TaNitra Robinson
  

           Bea Lewis         Tabitha Dellahousye   
 

  Gina Humber            Marcus Haynes
    

Dr. Angelise Rouse         Glenda Dugar   
  

         E. B. Starr        Angie Ransome-Jones
 

Tomeekha Pitre


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

Friday, Oct. 28, 2016
11:00 a.m.
Social Media 101


3:00 p.m.
Transforming Books Into Films


5:00 p.m.
Bringing Out the Book In You
 

Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016
11:00 a.m.
Build Your Own Dream Team:
No One Does It Alone


12:00 p.m.

A Few Good Men --
A Path to Godly Fatherhood


1:00 p.m.

Table for 1, Please!
"He Said, She Said"


2:00 p.m.
The Next 10 Days: Ushering in America's 45th President



3:00 p.m.
Reclaiming Your Mental State and Breaking Down the Stigma of
Mental Illness


Create Your Own NBBF Seminar
Details Here


Book Club Central
2016 Participating Book Clubs
ArtBooksLife Book Club
Online
Brownstone Book Club
Houston, TX
(The) Cosmopolitan Ladies Book Club
Arlington, TX
Cushcity Book Club
Houston, TX
Missouri City Mocha & More Book Club
Missouri City, TX
Mixed Chronicles Book & Social Club
Dallas, TX
PEARLS Book Club
Houston, TX
Phenomenal Divas Book Club
Houston, TX

Sister-Friends Book Club
Spring, TX
Sister-In-Spirit Book Club
Houston, TX
Sisters Who Enjoy Reading Book Club
Houston, TX


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


 

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