. . .Dozens of Authors
NOTE: Ticket purchases are nonrefundable, unless the event is cancelled. If an event is cancelled, monies will be refunded.
The Festival schedule includes the following events (items with asterisk [*] are ticketed events which require ticket purchase in advance):
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Thursday, October 27, 2016 @ 7:00 p.m.
This reception welcomes the out-of-town authors, book clubs and other Festival attendees to the City of Houston. An appetizing buffet will be served, along with beverages and dessert. Door prizes will be awarded. Attire: Business casual.
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Friday, October 28, 2016 @ 8:00
a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
This breakfast affords authors and readers an early opportunity to meet new friends and exchange ideas, as well as provide tips on how authors can best promote their books at the Festival. A full breakfast buffet will be served. Attire: Casual.
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Friday, October 28, 2016 @ 12:00
This year's luncheon will feature keynote speaker Brian W. Smith, author of more than a dozen novels, many of which are self-published. Brian will highlight ways in which authors can increase their power in terms of audience and sales, and readers can increase their access to established and up-and-coming authors in the wake of the large number of bookstore closures across the country.
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Saturday, October 29, 2016 @ 8:00
a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
This breakfast is designed specifically to enhance networking opportunities on the last day of the Festival. Specific activities will be conducted to encourage and promote networking among the attendees. A full breakfast buffet will be served. Attire: Casual.
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Saturday, October 29, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.
Attendance at the poetry slam is FREE for observers.
For the 2016 Festival, poets who enter will compete for a cash prize. There may be 2 to 3 preliminary bouts and the finale will occur on October 29, 2016 at the Festival. Judges score each of the performances and there will be an MC who will be the poet/host. Deadline for entry is October 24, 2016.
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ordered in advance (deadline for ticket purchase is October 18, 2016) and may be ordered
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Payment must accompany the request for event tickets. Tickets may be purchased by calling the Festival office at 1-800-340-5454. The form may be faxed to the Festival office at (281) 583-9534, or mailed to the Festival office (along with payment) to: National Black Book Festival, 14300 Cornerstone Village Drive, Suite 370, Houston, TX 77014.
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