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

FREE ADMISSION TO THE PUBLIC FOR AUTHOR EXHIBITS/SEMINARS
October 23-25, 2014 - 7th Anniversary - Houston, Texas
Location:  Fallbrook Church - 12512 Walters Rd., Houston, TX 77014

Exhibit Hours:  Friday, October 24, 2014 - 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
                        Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
     


AUTHORS:  As of 07/21/14, 92% of the author tables have been sold. Late registration rate in now in effect. Click "Exhibitors" to register.

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2014 Participating Publishers
Southern Classic Publishing


2014 Small Business/
Institutional Vendors
Friends of the Houston Public Library


2014 Participating Authors

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

Biography/Memoir
Stevie Johnson
Titi Ladette
Sunshine
Derrick J. Taylor


Business/Economics
Dr. Frank L. Harper
Leroy McKenzie Jr.
Ivy N. McQuain
 

Children
Shelita M. Anderson
Felicia Capers
Phelesha Hamilton
Pamela Jarmon-Wade*
Dr. Linda Sturrup
 

Christian Fiction
Chizelle Archie
Keisha Bass
Bonnie Hopkins*

Fon James*
Paulette Harper*
Troy Johnson
Nigeria Lockley
Gwen Sutton
M. Lyn Walker
 


Family/Relationships
G. L. Henderson*
Tara L. Paige
DeAnna MsDeeva Shields



Historical Fiction
Brook Blander



History



Mainstream Fiction
Julia Blues
Vick Breedy
Lydia Brew*
Karen Brown*
Lorraine Elzia*
Darlene Johnson
Sadeqa Johnson
Anaya Kay
Athena Lark
S. Andrew LinZy
Johnny A. McDowell
Peter McNeil
Robert Morgan
Cydney Rax*
JeanNicole Rivers*
J. E. Smythe
Brenda A. White*

 

Motivation/Self Help
Lovina Akowuah

Cheryl Robinson
Oswald Scott*
Carlos Wallace
Joseph Woodley




Mystery/Suspense
James Reid
Derek Rose Walls

Kimberly Thacker Webb

 

Non-Fiction
Angela Braxton
Sharon Hayes
Shashicka Hill
Janis F. Kearney
Myrtle Means, Ph.D
Brinda Sue Robinson
Miranda Robinson


Poetry
Francee Bouvenir

Silas Burgess III
Sylvia Green Chatman
April Mitchell Gatewood
Victor B. Johnson Sr.*
Daezel Mae*
Mz Jae
Felecia Karen Scott
 

Religious/Faith
Jonathan C. Augustine
Ralene Berry
Monique Bowdry
Phyllis Clemmons
Audre'L Davis-Jones
James M. Lamb
Ava Montgomery
Alvando Ray*
Maria Taylor
Therese Taylor-Stinson
Ashanta C. Washington
Jan Whitaker*



Romance
Jenn E.
Elva Nelson Hayes

Rhonda Jackson Joseph*
Vernon R. Matthews Jr.
Stephanie Morris*
Soraya G. Scott
Shar Sturges


Science Fiction
J. A. Faulkerson


Teens/Young Adults
Sonya Burrell-Pearl
Stephanie Crosby


Urban Fiction
Joycelyn Fuller
Khalil Hakim
A. J. Jones
Pink Maxwell*
Constance D. Ringgold
Kaiya Walker

 


NBBF Supporting Authors
[Authors unable to attend Festival]
Jonathan Burkett
Christian Cashelle*
Kezia Davis
Darrell Freeman Jr.
Dee Grissett
Melica Niccole
Cezanne Poetess

 


Live On-Site Radio Interviews
at 2014 NBBF by G. L. Henderson
of KATS Radio

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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

Author Gwen Richardson
The Genesis Files
 


2014 Featured Authors
(Free admission to featured author sessions)


Pearl Cleage

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Victoria Christopher Murray
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ReShonda Tate Billingsley


Allison Hobbs
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Curtis Bunn
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Earl Sewell
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Joylynn Jossel
a/k/a E. N. Joy

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Pamela Samuels Young

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K'Wan

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Bernice McFadden

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Elizabeth Nunez


2014 Festival Hours
Friday, Oct. 24 - 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 25 - 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. 23 @ 7:00 p.m.

Welcome to Houston Reception*
Catered by Cater2U of Houston
MCs David and Karen Brown
BrownCo Publishing

 


Friday, Oct. 24 @ 8:00 a.m.
Get Acquainted Breakfast*

Catered by Pappa's Catering
Marketing Experts Show Authors How to Maximize Their Festival Experience
Panelists:  Oswald Scott, Fon James,
and Rhonda Jackson Joseph -- NBBF Steering Committee Members

 


Saturday, Oct. 25 @ 8:00 a.m.
Networking Breakfast*
Catered by Pappa's Catering

Speaker:
Pam Perry,
CEO of Ministry Marketing Solutions, Marketing/Social Media Expert

 


Saturday, Oct. 25 @ 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Children's Authors Book Readings
Participating children's authors read from their books


Saturday, Oct. 25 @ Noon
Book Club Meet and Greet

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


Saturday, October 25 @ 4:00 p.m.
Spoken Word Poetry Slam
Poet/Host: 
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
Cushcity.com


2014 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
 


SAVE THE DATE
2015 NBBF
Oct. 22-24, 2015


Fallbrook Church (Gymnasium)
Site for 2014 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 2013 NBBF Newspaper here


Host Hotel - Sheraton North Houston

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Discounted Airfare via United Airlines

Use Offer Code ZSHH151310


2014 Participating Author Photos   

Rhonda Jackson Joseph   Oswald Scott
               

           Fon James             Karen Brown     
    

   Derek Rose              Peter McNeil
    

   Pink Maxwell         Sadeqa Johnson
      

  Francee Bouvenir         Lydia Brew
       

  Brenda A. White     JeanNicole Rivers
  

                              April Mitchell
   Cheryl Robinson          Gatewood        
   

J. E. Smythe            Daezel Mae
      

   Paulette Harper    Leroy McKenzie Jr
  

Shar Sturges           Jan Whitaker
   

   Shashicka Hill    Johnny A. McDowell

 

Shelita M. Anderson  Elva Nelson Hayes
  
    

 Ashanta               Cezanne
Washington             Poetess    

    

Audre'L                         Nigeria
    Davis-Jones                    
Lockley      
  

Darlene Johnson    Kaiya Walker
  

Dr. Linda Sturrup    Armani Williams
      

Robert Morgan     Silas Burgess III
      

Miranda Robinson    Joycelyn Fuller
     

Jonathan Augustine       Keisha Bass      
  

Dr. Frank L. Harper       Sunshine         
      

S. Andrew LinZy     J. A. Faulkerson
   

Phyllis Clemmons


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

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
5:00 p.m.
Bringing Out the Book In You

6:00 p.m.
How to Start and Maintain
A Book Club

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Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014
11:00 a.m.
Successful Self-Publishing

2:00 p.m.
Memoir Writing: Reclaiming Our History, Telling Our Stories


Create Your Own NBBF Seminar
Details Here


Book Club Central
2014 Participating Book Clubs
Cushcity Book Club
Houston, TX
DeeVa's Book Club
Killeen, TX
Divine Ladies Love Reading Book Club
Houston, TX

(The) First Chapter Book Club
Houston, TX
Girls Room Book Club
Dallas, TX

H-Town Divas Urban Book Club
Houston, TX
My Sisters And Me Literacy Guild
Houston, TX

Phenomenal Divas Book Club
Houston, TX
R.E.A.D. Book Club
Houston, TX
Read All Over (RAO) Book Club
Houston, TX
Readers Obsession Book Club
Jacksonville, FL

Sista2Sista Book Club
Dallas, TX
Sister-Friends Book Club
Houston, TX
Sisters Who Enjoy Reading Book Club
Houston, TX
What's Ur Take Book Club


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


 

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