FREE ADMISSION TO THE PUBLIC
FOR AUTHOR EXHIBITS/SEMINARS
Special Event Tickets
NOTE: Ticket purchases are nonrefundable, unless the event is cancelled. If an event is cancelled, monies will be refunded; however, after 12 years no NBBF special event has ever been cancelled.
HOTELS: The host hotel is the Sheraton North Houston and rooms are $89.00/night. NBBF will provide complimentary shuttle service to and from the Sheraton daily. A list of hotels close to the venue are online here.
The Festival schedule includes the following ticketed events which require ticket purchase in advance:
BUY THE FULL FESTIVAL PACKAGE
Thursday, October 24, 2019 @ 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. Participating authors who attend will experience a red carpet moment. Door prizes will be awarded. Attire: Business casual
Special guest: Larry Dodson, former lead singer of the '70s and '80s R&B Band, The Bar-Kays. He will sign his memoir: And The Band Plays On: The Life Story of Larry Dodson of The Bar-Kays.
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Friday, October 25, 2019 @ 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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This year's luncheon will feature a keynote speaker within the book industry who 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. Full lunch buffet will be served. Attire: Casual
Power Lunch Speaker: Norma Jarrett, award-winning author of nine successful books, including Sunday Brunch
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Saturday, October 26, 2019 @ 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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Advance ticket purchase is
recommended because there will be a minimal amount of tickets available
at the door. Tickets may be ordered
securely online by using the "Add to Cart" options
above. To pay by check or money order, use the following form (no
checks accepted after Sept. 30th):
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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