25-27, 2018, 11th Anniversary - Houston, Texas
The 11th annual National Black Book Festival is scheduled for Oct. 25-27, 2018 at Fallbrook Church (Sports Facility), 12512 Walters Rd., in Northwest Houston and is sponsored by Cushcity.com, one of the leading websites promoting African-American literature.
General admission to the Festival
(including author exhibits, seminars, and featured author sessions) will
be FREE to the
public and this 11th annual event will feature
The 2018 Festival will be marketed nationwide to over 1,100
Black book clubs, 25,000 book readers, 100 libraries, and 1,000 chapters
of non-profit organizations (e.g., sororities, fraternities, etc). National and local media will be apprised of the event.
A full-color NBBF Newspaper will be distributed to schools and other
strategic locations throughout
the greater Houston area during the weeks leading up to the event.
The newspaper will include the full Festival schedule, as well as
information on featured authors, entertainment and workshop presenters.
A promotional video will be heavily promoted throughout the NBBF social
media network, which is in excess of 84,000 fans.
The authors will be grouped according to genre and there are 23 different genres, as shown below.
NOTE: Since the 2018 Festival will be held on church property, the display of books with profanity or nudity on the covers is strictly prohibited. In addition, books in the erotica genre cannot be displayed.
Author Tables -
Once your deposit is made, the
author's name and link will be added to the NBBF web site within 48
hours of registration. AFTER
making your deposit, upload your author/book information here:
_____________ Pay your one-time author photo fee
of $89.00 by clicking "Add to Cart" here. Your photo will be added
to the NBBF web site within 48 hours of receipt of payment and photo.
The photo is optional.
Pay your one-time author photo fee of $89.00 by clicking "Add to Cart" here. Your photo will be added to the NBBF web site within 48 hours of receipt of payment and photo. The photo is optional.
The author/vendor packet should be downloaded and
reviewed by all authors who reserve tables, and is available here:
Institution Tables -
Publisher Exhibits -
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