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

FREE GENERAL ADMISSION TO THE PUBLIC
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 4/24/14, 81% of the author tables have been sold. Standard registration rate in effect until May 31st.  With a $100 deposit, the author's name listing and web link are added to the NBBF web site within 48 hours. After May 31st, full payment is required at the time of registration. 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
Derrick J. Taylor


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

Children
Shelita M. Anderson
Felicia Capers
Dr. Linda Sturrup
 

Christian Fiction
Chizelle Archie
Bonnie Hopkins*

Fon James*
Paulette Harper*
Nigeria Lockley
Robert Morgan
M. Lyn Walker
 


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



Historical Fiction
Brook Blander



History



Mainstream Fiction
Julia Blues
Vick Breedy
Lydia Brew*
Karen Brown*
Jonathan Burkett
Lorraine Elzia*
Darlene Johnson
Sadeqa Johnson
Sean Andrew Linzy
Johnny A. McDowell
Peter McNeil
Cydney Rax*
JeanNicole Rivers*
J. E. Smythe
Brenda A. White*

 

Motivation/Self Help
Kezia Davis
Cheryl Robinson

Oswald Scott*
Joseph Woodley




Mystery/Suspense
Derek Rose Walls

Kimberly Thacker Webb

 

Non-Fiction
Shashicka Hill

Myrtle Means, Ph.D.
 


Poetry
Francee Bouvenir

April Mitchell Gatewood
Victor B. Johnson Sr.*
Daezel Mae*
Mz Jae
Cezanne Poetess
 

Religious/Faith
Ralene Berry
Audre'L Davis-Jones
James M. Lamb
Ava Montgomery
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


Teens/Young Adults
Stephanie Crosby



Urban Fiction
Christian Cashelle*
Darrell Freeman Jr.
A. J. Jones
Pink Maxwell*
Constance D. Ringgold
Kaiya Walker
Armani Williams


 


NBBF Supporting Authors
[Authors unable to attend Festival]
Dee Grissett
 


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
 

 

Sponsored by


Authors: Order your book trailer video here


Featured Video of the Week

Author Kelly Cole
Solomon Wealth Formula
 


2014 Featured Authors
(Confirmed roster - More TBA)


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

Best New Author Award Presentation
to 2014 Winner


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 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
[Authors and book clubs must register to participate]


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
 


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


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 Washington   Cezanne Poetess    
      

Audre'L Davis-Jones    Nigeria Lockley      
   

Darlene Johnson    Kaiya Walker
  

Dr. Linda Sturrup   Armani Williams
     


Workshops/Seminars, Etc.

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


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

H-Town Divas Urban Book Club
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

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


 

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